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.
billy.j.schultz (is at) gmail.com
2019 / Current
Production of a live comedy dance game show in which contestants compete in creating choreography inspired by bizarre videos from the internet and then are judged by comedians.
Watch video. Make Dance. Go for gold.
People’s Improv Theater 7/26, 9/21, 9/27, 11/8
note: 9/21 will take place at Triskelion Arts with a cast of contemporary dancers. (Show are usually done with sketch/comedy/actor-types.)
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.
More to come.
2002 – 2004
Auctioning off a Coup d’état
Video art response to 2004 Haitian coup d’état.
More to come.