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Linda Goodrich

Professor of Musical Theatre


LINDA GOODRICH, Director/Choreographer is a Professor in the Dept. of Musical Theatre, Master Teacher and Director at the Trentino Music Festival, Italy. She has directed and choreographed throughout the United States, Europe and Japan. Conceived, Directed and Choreographed several new works: HOTEL CALIFORNIA with music by The Eagles, DANCE WITH ME featuring the music of AIR SUPPLY, GIBSON FLECK, and A GOOD BOY, choreographed world premieres of EVERYTHING’S DUCKY, and the adaptation of GOOD NEWS!- Licensed by MTI. Currently collaborating with alum Gavin Creel on a piece for the Metropolitan Museum of Art Live Series. Tours: CABARET — Europe, SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN — U.S. and Japan. NY Theatre: Radio City Music Hall, Carnegie Hall. Broadway: (performer) Cabaret. NYC: Radio City Music Hall, Carnegie Hall, N.Y. Musical Theatre Festival. Regional Theatre: Goodspeed Opera House, Papermill Playhouse, Walnut Street Theatre, P.C.L.O., TheatreWorks, Cincinnati Playhouse, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Laguna Playhouse, T.U.T.S., Music Theatre of Wichita. Awards: NYC – DANCEBREAK, Best Choreography – New York Musical Theatre Festival, Outstanding Direction and Choreography – San Francisco Bay Area Awards. Member AEA, SDC.

Choreographic credits include world premieres of Henry Krieger’s and Bill Russell’s Everything’s Ducky and the revised Good News!

Tours:

Cabaret (Europe)
Singin’ in the Rain (U.S. and Japan)
Blue’s Clues Live
and Dora the Explorer (U.S., including Radio City Music Hall)

Regional Theatre:

Company with Carol Burnett (Long Beach)
Clo, Strike Up the Band (Goodspeed Opera House)
Singin’ in the Rain and Annie (Paper Mill Playhouse)

Other Theatres: Cincinnati Playhouse, St. Louis Rep, North Shore Music Theatre, and TUTS.


Education

BFA, University of Michigan

Musicals Directed and Choreographed

42nd STREET, A CHRISTMAS STORY, AMERICAN IDIOT, ANNIE, ANYTHING GOES, BAT BOY, BRIGADOON, CABARET, CAROUSEL, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, CHICAGO, CINDERELLA, COMPANY, DAMN YANKEES, EVITA, FOLLIES, FUNNY GIRL, GODSPELL, GOOD NEWS!, GREASE, HELLO DOLLY!, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, THE LITTLE MERMAID, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, MAME, MARY POPPINS, MATILDA, ME AND MY GIRL, MUSIC MAN, MY FAIR LADY, THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, OKLAHOMA!, OLIVER!, ON THE TOWN, THE PRODUCERS, SEUSSICAL, SIDE SHOW, SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN, SISTER ACT, SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ, SOUTH PACIFIC, STRIKE UP THE BAND, SWEET CHARITY, WEST SIDE STORY, THE WHO’S TOMMY.

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