Holly HunterNew York, NY
Holly Hunter is a producer and programmer whose focus is to create meaningful opportunities for people of all walks of life to experience and participate in the highest-quality art and collaborate with the world’s leading artists. As Director of National Sawdust Projects & Community Engagement, she produces new interdisciplinary projects that speak to themes of social justice, as well as developing the Brooklyn venue’s community engagement initiatives. In 2018, Holly was Associate Producer for Lincoln Center Mostly Mozart Festival commission, In the Name of the Earth, by composer John Luther Adams, performed by 800 singers in St John the Divine Cathedral. Before relocating to New York City, she spent over seven years at Southbank Centre, London, where she ran the community singing program, Voicelab, programmed the annual Chorus and WHY? What’s Happening for the Young festivals, and produced a range of public programs and participatory workshops.
This year's Classical:NEXT opening concert, Hear It New!, highlights the breadth of National Sawdust’s work with composers, performers, filmmakers and designers, demonstrating the potential for true collaboration to create boundary-pushing...