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Holly Reed

Associate Critic


"What good is having a belly if there's no fire in it. Wake up, drink your passion, light a match, and get to work." (Simon Sinek) With an extremely?active muse, a surplus of passion, and a resolute drive to achieve, Holly proudly embraces the title of creative multi-hyphenate.?

Holly?is the owner of?Reed Creative Group? an award-winning design and marketing agency.?She has also been blessed with a lifelong career in vocal and theatre performance and directing.?Various theatre roles include Nancy (Oliver!), Ms. Teevee?(Willy Wonka), Miss Minchin (The Little Princess), and Corrie ten Boom in the International Ballet Theatre's premiere of The Weaving. Holly has been?featured in video, film and commercials and enjoys mentoring and inspiring others.?

Holly is also owner of the popular online resource MusicalWriters.com, an online community to encourage and equip musical theatre writers. Holly wrote music (along with husband Kelvin) and lyrics for ?That?s What Friends Do? for?Girlhood the Musical?by Larry Little/CPA Theatricals. She also wrote book, music and lyrics for the children?s musical?Camp McAuliffe for McAuliffe Elementary School in Lewisville, Texas. Current?new?musicals in development include?Come Find Me - A Christmas Musical,?Edmond?s Orchid, and?The Weaving.

Holly holds a BFA in?design and music from The University of Texas at Arlington and is a member of ASCAP and the Dramatists Guild.?

Past Reviewed Shows listed by most recent to oldest.


Show Theatre Company Posted
BEYOND PERFECTION LifeStage Theatre 6/18/2019
HANDS ON A HARDBODY Granbury Theatre Company 5/23/2018
SWEENEY TODD | The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Grand Prairie Arts Council 10/3/2017
INTO THE WOODS AT&T Performing Arts Center 5/18/2017
THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Brick Road Theatre 10/25/2016
SMOKEY JOE’S CAFE Jubilee Theatre 8/9/2016
BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL The Firehouse Theatre 8/1/2016
RAGTIME THE MUSICAL Dallas Summer Musicals 5/26/2016
THE GREAT GATSBY MainStage Irving-Las Colinas 5/17/2016
MEMPHIS Theatre Three 5/5/2016
STEEL MAGNOLIAS The Firehouse Theatre 2/3/2016