Producer, Educator, Artist
Hi there. I like to make surprising things that are fun and functional. Things that that are delightful and irreverent and don’t fall apart are my favorite.
Mostly I write emails and dream big.
Want to collaborate? Let’s do it.
billy.j.schultz (is at) gmail.com
2019 / Current
Watch video. Make Dance. Go for gold.
Production of a live comedy dance game show where short snippets of pop culture, news stories and memes are used as inspiration for dance choreography.
At the PIT 11/8 (show at 8pm)
What is Dance?
50 Dance Puns in 120 Seconds
I saw Sam Corbin perform at Punderdome 3 years ago and knew that I wanted to collaborate with her on something. Love how this project came together.
Theater/Circus Workshops and Residencies
with Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Brooklyn Arts Council, New Victory Theater, Maker Educator at The Workshop School.
Dilapidated lumber from tree protection barrier transformed into a dynamic lemonade stand. Watch here.
Produced 6 Dancify That Live Shows and went into development for TV.
Art Date with Donna Costello
Tinder, OkCupid, etc… What about “Art Date”. You go out with someone and make a project on a date.
Produced live shows at the People’s Improv Theater.
Bullet hole damage as an aesthetic and subsequent conversations with gun owners.
A dance of gestures collected during the first month of recovering from a broken ankle. With David Woon and Genevieve Leloup.
Development of “Dancify That”
Experimentation with settings within which dance can take place: Wizard and Rooster (run around the city looking at public art), Dr. Grahamoffer (Dance Therapist) and others.
Physical Comedy Dance solo performed for Dancewave summer intensive students.
Theater Teacher at Equestrian Camp (Russia).
Teaching English through theater games.
A photo collaboration with Erin Albrecht.
Romcom between pigeons. Featuring Michael Eisenstein and Aurora Heimbach.
Creator, Performer. Physical Comedy/Dance Piece performed at the Comedy in Dance Festival, Triskelion Arts.
Whoa Wednesdays Variety Show Produced this bi-weekly variety show featuring circus, dance and dramatic acts.
Variety Acts Devised and performed over 20 2-10 minute comedic routines at venues in and around NYC.
Goat Go Goat, Amplifier Dance, White Foot Slap.
Dances with Scott Heron.
Sorry About Ms. Jack
Writer and director of this short film featuring Erin Bell and Jennifer Baruch.
Variety show producer and host at One-Eyed Jacks in New Orleans, LA.
2002 – 2004
San Lorenzo Fish
35 foot fish made of wood and installed in the middle of the night in downtown Santa Cruz, CA. (video)
Everybody Dance Shirt
A 30 person dance shirt accented by squishy blinky light squeezy toys.