Mindy Cooper

Dancer, choreographer, & director
2022 Sharon Springs Dance Festival

Mindy Cooper has Performed on Broadway in Chicago (Original Revival), Titanic (Original Cast), Song and Dance, and Beauty and the Beast. Her Broadway and off-Broadway Directing and Choreography credits include Dracula — The Musical, Being Seen, The Eternal Space, Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus, Live!, 50 Shades — The Musical Parody, Soul Doctor, Wrong Mountain, and Five Course Love, as well as TV’s Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

Her passion for new works has led to directing Hoi Polloi (World Premiere), American Monkey (American Premiere), Ranked, A Musical (C3T), Mojave! The Musical (UC Davis), Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play (UC Davis), The Thing About Time (CapitolRep), The Gospel According To Tammy Faye, Mars/Venus Live (National Tour), Still Will Be Heard (Finalist: Women in the Arts and Media Collaboration Award) Deployed (NYMF), Mothers by Anna Moench for the National New Play Network (NNPN), and at Town Hall NYC: Music In The Night — A Tribute To Jerome Kern, Broadway By The Year 1937, Broadway By The Year 1972 and Broadway By The Year Musicals of 1916-1940. She is Co-Founder/ Co-Director of Catalyst: a Theatre Think Tank (C3T), on the campus of UC Davis.

Her extensive regional work as a Director — including such shows as Me and My Girl, Musical of Musicals, On the Town, and Cabaret — has won 11 Bay Area Theater Critics Awards.

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