RHONDA KOHL, MFA
Director/Choreographer
SDC Asssociate Member

*Coming Soon*
MAMMA MIA (Asst. Choreographer) Dir. Kathleen Marshall, Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles, CA
 
Broadway
IN TRANSIT (SDCF Traube Directing Fellow) Dir. Kathleen Marshall, Circle in the Square New York, NY
 
Lort B
BARBECUE (Asst. Director) Dir. Colman Domingo, Geffen Playhouse Los Angeles, CA
* West Coast Premiere
LONG DAY'S JOURNEY… (Asst. Director) Dir. Jeanie Hackett, Geffen Playhouse Los Angeles, CA

Directing (Los Angeles)
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS- Actors Co-op, Los Angeles, CA
*LA Times Critic’s Choice
POCKET UNIVERSE - Hollywood Fringe Festival, Hollywood, CA
*LA Premiere
THE SPITFIRE GRILL - Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS - Actors Co-op, Los Angeles, CA
LOOK BACK IN ANGER - Los Angeles New Court Theatre, Hollywood, CA
A TUNA CHRISTMAS - Actors Co-op, Los Angeles, CA
SPINNING INTO BUTTER- Actors Co-op, Los Angeles, CA
HELLO, DOLLY! - Warehouse Theatre, Azusa, CA
BAREFOOT IN THE PARK - Actors Co-op, Hollywood, CA
THE GREAT DIVORCE - Alethia Theater, Garden Grove, CA
MISS NELSON IS BACK - Morgan - Wixson Theatre, Santa Monica, CA
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - Alethia Theater, Garden Grove, CA

Staged Reading (new works)
EL CICLOPE - Samuel French Bookshop, Hollywood, CA
INTO THE TORRENT SEA -  The Complex, Hollywood, CA

Directing (Regional - partial list)
FAIRY TALE COURTROOM - Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA
DINAH'S SONG - Minnesota State University, Moorhead, MN
*Premiere
VAGINA MONOLOGUES - Minnesota State University, Moorhead, MN
REVENGE OF THE SPACE PANDAS - Shade Tree Players, Bismarck, ND

Assistant Directing (partial list)
SEUSSICAL - Deborah Jung, Kids Who Care, Fort Worth, TX
GIFTS OF THE MAGI - Chris Nelson, Founders Inn, Virginia Beach, VA
PEER GYNT - Gil Elvgren, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA
BUS STOP - David Wheeler, Straw Hat Players, Moorhead, MN

Choreography (Los Angeles)
FAUSTUS - Warehouse Theatre, Azusa, CA
*World Premiere
DON GIOVANNI - Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE - Crown City Theatre, North Hollywood, CA
HELLO, DOLLY! - Warehouse Theatre, Azusa, CA
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG - Warehouse Theatre, Azusa, CA
HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS... - Warehouse Theatre, Azusa, CA
A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Actors Co-op , Los Angeles, CA

Choreography (Regional – partial list)
GIFTS OF THE MAGI - Founders Inn Dinner Theatre, Virginia Beach, VA
PEER GYNT - Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA
THE CRUCIBLE - Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA
OLIVER! - Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA
1776 - Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, MN
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED...- Straw Hat Players, Moorhead, MN

Fight Choreography (partial list)
LOOK BACK IN ANGER - Los Angeles New Court Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
HELLO, DOLLY! - Warehouse Theatre, Azusa, CA

Producer (partial list)
Producer, THE DIVINERS, Actors Co-op, 2014
Producer, DR.JEKYLL AND MR.HYDE, Actors Co-op, 2013
*LA Weekly and Ovation Nominated
Co-Producer, POCKET UNIVERSE, Hollywood Fringe Festival, 2015
Co-Producer, INTO THE TORRENT SEA, Caruso Productions, 2011-12

Related Training and Experience
MFA, Acting with Directing Emphasis, Regent University 2007

BA, Acting and Directing (Dance Minor), Minnesota State University Moorhead, 2004

Lincoln Centers Directors Lab West Participant, 2014

Dance Training (modern, jazz, ballet, tap)

SAFD Certified Actor Combatant, 2007 (broadsword, quarter staff, rapier and dagger, and unarmed)

Founder and Artistic Director of Hollywood Youth Theatre, 2011- present

Founder and Coordinator of The Play's The Thing reading series in Hollywood, 2016 - present

Production Committee Member, Actors Co-op, 2012-2015

Public Relations Committee Member, Actors Co-op, 2013 - 2015

Artist in Resident and Teaching Artist, Casa Manana, 2009-2010

Assistant to the Producer, Assistant Director, Interim Co. Manager, and Camp Director –Kids Who Care Musical Theatre Inc., 2010

Assistant to the Executive Director – Kids Who Care Musical Theatre Inc., 2009