Hole Dance Films and ROY PRODUCTIONS partnered to imagine, shoot, and edit Queen of Hearts in six hours.
PREMIERS SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
CARRIE NOEL RICHER, Director/Editor Carrie Noel Richer is a dancer and filmmaker. She graduated from Bates College with a BA in Dance and Anthropology. Richer earned an MFA in Film at San Francisco State University. Carrie co-founded Hole Dance Films, a dance film production company, with Kate Kosharek in 2008 in pursuit of exploring the new genre of dance film as a director, screenplay writer, editor and producer. Since then, Hole Dance Films has screened work in many local, national and international film festivals. She performed with Contemporary Dance Wyoming under the direction of Babs Case from 2008 – 2015 and has created genre-bending work since 2001. Currently, Carrie is the Creative Initiatives Coordinator at the Center for the Arts in Jackson where she manages art exhibitions throughout campus, the Creative in Residence program and Collaborative Programming. Carrie was awarded the 2010 artist fellowship in Film through the Wyoming Arts Council as well as a 2010 and 2013 WAC Individual Professional Development Grant. She thrives within any interdisciplinary process, is a badass producer for other artists' work and plays hard in the great outdoors with her family in her free time.
ERIN ROY, Queen of Hearts Ballet dancer – turned modern dancer – turned actor, Erin Roy grew up in Alabama. She trained and then danced professionally with the Alabama Ballet. She received additional training from Ballet West and American Ballet Theatre. She danced for five seasons with Contemporary Dance Wyoming and was a frequent collaborator with Dance-for-Camera company Hole Dance Films. She served as Junior Repertory Company Director of Dancers’ Workshop in Jackson Hole, Wyoming – teaching and mentoring a group of thirty young women. She now lives in New York where she is pursuing a career in commercials and television. She creates, produces, and directs her own theatrical entertainment productions through her company ROY PRODUCTIONS.
ROY PRODUCTIONS thanks: the handsome men staying in Room #28, Glenn Kaino, Teton Artlab, Hole Bowl, Jackson Hole Center for the Arts, Dancers' Workshop, the man in the blue van, the man at Hole Bowl, Katie Roach, and Kate Kosharek.