Jessica Redish

Jessica Beth Redish is an NYC-based choreographer and director and the Founding Artistic Director of The Music Theatre Company, where she directed and choreographed the company’s productions of PIPPIN (Joseph Jefferson Award Nomination – Choreography), Merrily We Roll Along (Joseph Jefferson Award Nomination – Midsize Musical), Erika’s Wall, The 9/11 Report (Conceiver), Saudade: dreams and longing, choreographed The Pajama Game and Pretty Persephone by Billy Corgan and co-directed, choreographed and conceived OSCAR & RICHARD & JOE: An Evening about Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Allegro presented at Ravinia Festival. NY Credits include: Movement Direction for for the off-Broadway production of Adding Machine directed by David Cromer and choreography for The Act at 54 Below. Chicago area choreography credits include: Sweet Charity and She Loves Me (Writers Theatre), RENT at American Theater Company/About Face Theater (dir. David Cromer), Season on The Line at The House Theatre of Chicago and various productions for First Stage in Milwaukee. National television work includes choreography for the PBS Special featuring the a cappella group “Gentleman’s Rule.” Music Video direction includes “Be a Light” by singer-songwriter Jess Godwin. As Founding Artistic Director of The Music Theatre Company, Jessica has commissioned works by Billy Corgan, Josh Schmidt, David Simpatico, Michael Mahler, and Diana Lawrence. Jessica is an alumna of Northwestern University and a member of SDC. Upcoming work includes choreographing Silence! The Musical at The Studio Theatre in Washington, D.C. www.jessicaredish.com