Producer, Educator, Artist
With a background in entertainment, education and project management Billy Schultz has over 15 years experience engaging and delighting audiences of a diverse range of ages, cultures and industries. Whether producing a dynamic live event, short film, or developing a creative vision for audience growth and strategic partnerships, Billy works with a balance of daring and playful invention, attentive collaboration with all parties and the ability to keep process, details and the big picture in harmony.
2018 / Current
Two of my 8 year old students and I transformed an abandoned construction fence into a dynamic and delicious Lemonade stand. We had a great time, sold gallons of lemonade and donated proceeds to CHIPS. More of this to come! Special thanks to their moms Sofie and Carolyn! In collaboration with BAX. Watch here.
Art Date with Donna Costello
Tinder, OkCupid, etc… What about Art Date. You go out with someone and make a project on a date? Would you sign up for that?
at People’s Improv Theater (currently in TV development)
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 themes: 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.
A photo collaboration with Erin Albrecht.
The Red Gloves
Art house meets little rascals. A dance theater performance and film complete with poker, a shootout, a tea party and love.
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 2-10 minute comedic routines for venues in and around NYC.
Goat Go Goat, Amplifier Dance, White Foot Slap.
Dances with Scott Heron.
Sorry About Ms. Jack
Black comedy featuring Erin Bell and Jennifer Baruch. I wrote, edited and directed this short film.
Producer and host of this variety show at One-Eyed Jacks featuring burlesque, magic, circus arts and dance.
Interactive Penny Arcade Games
Mardi Gras Krewe.
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
30 shirts sewn together to create on garment that everyone could put on and dance.
Theater Teacher at Equestrian Summer Camp in Russia.
Teaching English through theater games and riding horses.
More to come.