CHOREOGRAPHER | DIRECTOR | PRODUCER | EDUCATOR

 

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF STRANGE & ELEGANT CHOREOGRAPHY / PERFORMANCE INSTALLATIONS AND CO-ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF LA’S GENRE-BENDING SUPER-GROUP, STRING THEORY, HOLLY ROTHSCHILD’S EXPANSIVE CAREER CELEBRATES A BOUNDLESS CANVAS OF ARTISTIC EXPRESSION, SPANNING DANCE, MUSIC, FILM, TRADITIONAL PROSCENIUM, SITE SPECIFIC SHOWS AND INSTALLATIONS. FROM MACBETH TO LADY GAGA, FROM A VAN NUYS BUS TERMINAL TO SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL, HER WORK ELEVATES EVERY CONTEXT AND STRETCHES THE SKILLS OF HER COLLABORATORS. WITH AN EYE FOR THE ABSURD, A RESPECT FOR SIMPLICITY, AND COMMITMENT TO RIGOR AND DISCIPLINE, HOLLY HAS RECEIVED NUMEROUS GRANTS AND COMMISSIONS FOR HER CHOREOGRAPHY WORK.

 

NOTABLE PROJECTS

“2U” AS CHOREOGRAPHER; A MUSIC VIDEO (JUSTIN BEIBER/DAVDIGUETTA) DIRECTED BY ALEX AND BEN BREWER AND PRODUCED BY MARTHA SWINTON.

“STARGIRL” AS MOVEMENT COACH AND CHOREOGRAPHER; AN INDIE FILM WITH CATHERINE HARDWICKE (“TWILIGHT” DIRECTOR)

"THE HUNTING GROUND / UNTIL IT HAPPENS TO YOU" AS CHOREOGRAPHER; PSA WITH MUSIC BY LADY GAGA, DIRECTED BY CATHERINE HARDWICKE.

“MACBETH” AS CHOREOGRAPHER; PRODUCED BY THE VAGRANCY THEATRE WITH LOS ANGELES SHAKESPEARE CENTER.

“ON KILLER ROBOTS” AS CHOREOGRAPHER; A LORRAINE NICHOLSON PRODUCTION /  DREW FOSTER/MARSHA SWINTON. PART OF AFI WOMEN’S THESIS

"HARLOT'S WEB" AS CO-DIRECTOR, PERFORMER AND CHOREOGRAPHER; PREMIERED AT THE TOPANGA EXPERIMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL AND WAS FEATURED AT SAN FRANCISCO'S DANZSCREEN, FILMFORUM, (MUSEUM LUDWIG, COLOGNE, GERMANY), CHOREOSCOPE (BILBAO IN SPAIN)  

FOUNDER OF THE MAINE ISLAND DANCE FESTIVAL; A BOUTIQUE DANCE FESTIVAL DEDICATED TO BRINGING THE FUTURE OF CONTEMPORARY DANCE TO PROFESSIONAL DANCERS.


 

COMMISSIONS & INVITATIONS

The Gothenburg Fringe Festival | Collaboration with the Fringe and Opera Estrad

Moves After Dark | Walt Disney Concert Hall

THE ABUNDANCE DANCE FESTIVAL IN KARLSTA,SWEDEN  |  site-specific

VARMLAND MUSEUM “KULTURE NIGHT” IN KARLSTA,SWEDEN  |  site-specific

LOS ANGELES CONTEMPORARY DANCE COMPANY

SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART 

SAN DIEGO MUSEUM OF ART

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MFA PROGRAM | teaching residency and creating an original piece on the MFA candiates

RALPH PUCCI INTERNATIONAL TO CREATE A SITE SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE WORK FOR THE OPENING EXHIBITION OF THE JOHN KOGA SCULPTURAL EXHIBITION AT THE PACIFIC DESIGN CENTER IN HOLLYWOOD.

THE ELI & EDYTHE BROAD STAGE IN SANTA MONICA

THE ATHENAEUM THEATER IN CHICAGO

TASTE 3 IN NAPA

THE GRAMMY’S

THE EMMY’S 

AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts, Hollywood | choreography commissions

THE MANHATTAN CENTER'S HAMMERSTEIN BALLROOM

FAIRBANKS INTERNATIONAL SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL

STRAZ PERFORMING ARTS CENTER IN TAMPA

MILES PLAYHOUSE IN SANTA MONICA, CA

THE ANNENBERG BEACH HOUSE/MARION DAVIES (LOS ANGELES) SITE SPECIFIC CHOREOGRAPHY GRANT

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS FOR CREATING SITE WORK AT THE VAN NUYS BUS TERMINAL (LOS ANGELES)

CITY OF SANTA MONICA CULTURAL AFFAIRS TO CREATE A SITE-SPECIFIC WORK FOR TONGVA PARK - “SEACLIPSE”. |  site-specific

 

TEACHING / WORKSHOPS

SEVERAL ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE AND TEACHING POSTS AROUND THE US INCLUDING CHICAGO'S COLUMBIA COLLEGE, THEATER ARTAUD IN SAN FRANCISCO, AND CHICAGO'S SECOND CITY

DESIGNED AND TAUGHT A CREDITED COURSE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ANCHORAGE ENTITLED "INTEGRATING INTELLECTUAL AND PHYSICAL CREATIVITY ACROSS THE CURRICULUM.”   

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH TO CREATE AN ORIGINAL WORK ON THE GRADUATING MFA STUDENTS.  

MARLBOROUGH SCHOOL, PERFORMING ARTS FACULTY

TRAINING

GYROTONICS CERTIFICATION

PILATES CERTIFICATION

LEVEL 1 & 2 TRAINING OF MOMENT WORK WITH GREG PIEROTTI OF TECTONIC THEATER PROJECT

SOMATICS FOR THE PERFORMER




 

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