Geoffrey Holder

Birth Place: TRINIDAD

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Geoffrey Holder STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
1964
Performer

[Broadway]
1964
Performer

[Broadway]
1957
Lucky

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1954
Ensemble/Other Roles

The Champion

Geoffrey Holder Productions

 
[Broadway, 1993]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1984]
Costume Designer
Director
 
[US Tour, 1978]
Director
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 1978]
Director/Choreographer
Choreographer
Costume Designer
Director
 
[US Tour, 1976]
Director
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 1975]
Costume Designer
Director
 
[Broadway, 1954]
Choreographer

Geoffrey Holder Movies

[1967]Doctor Dolittle William Shakespeare X

[1968]Krakatoa: East of Java Sailor

[1972]Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask Sorcerer

[1973]Live and Let Die Baron Samedi

[1975]The Noah Friday

[1976]Swashbuckler Cudjo

[1982]Annie Punjab

[1988]Where Confucius Meets the New Wave Narrator

[1992]Boomerang Nelson

[1998]Chance or Coincidence Owner of Soutine's Bar

[1999]Goosed Dr. Bowman

[2005]Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Narrator

[2008]The Little Wizard: Guardian of the Magic Crystals Narrator


Geoffrey Holder TV Shows

Bear in the Big Blue House Ray the Sun

Tarzan Mayko, Zwengi

Geoffrey Holder Videos

Geoffrey Holder News


Ballet Hispánico Celebrates Eduardo Vilaro's 15th Season with World Premiere of BUSCANDO A JUAN and More

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's largest Latine/x/Hispanic dance organization recognized as one of America's Cultural Treasures, continues their 2023/24 season.

Ballet Hispánico to Continue 2023-24 Season With World Premiere & More

Ballet Hispánico continues their 2023/24 season with a year-long tour across North America and two performances in NYC.

THE WIZ Will Launch a Second Tour Leg in 2025

THE WIZ will ease on down the road once again, beginning in February 2025, with further tour dates to be announced. Learn more about the upcoming performances here!

Ballet Hispánico Hosts En Familia Matinee Kick-Off Celebration

Ballet Hispánico's En Familia Matinee Kick-Off Celebration at New York City Center was a success. The event announced new programming and featured a performance by Ballet Hispánico Company dancers.

Photos: First Look At Wayne Brady In Broadway-Bound THE WIZ

See first look photos of Emmy-winning and Grammy-nominated Wayne Brady as ‘The Wiz’ in the groundbreaking musical set to open on Broadway on Wednesday, April 17, in a limited engagement at the Marquis Theatre.

Ballet Hispánico, RBC Foundation USA and New York City Center Partner to Announce New Programming: �¿EN FAMILIA MATINEE, April 27

Join Ballet Hispánico, RBC Foundation USA, and New York City Center for the En Familia Matinee Kick-Off Celebration. Exciting new programming announced.

Ballet Hispánico, RBC Foundation USA, and New York City Center Partner for New Programming: En Familia Matinee

Ballet Hispánico will present En Familia Matinee, a special program for young audiences and their families.

All Tickets $20 For Ballet Hispánico's 4/27 En Familia Matinee

Ballet Hispánico presents En Familia Matinee, a special program for young audiences and families, featuring classic pieces from their repertoire. Tickets are $20 and available through the RBC Foundation USA and New York City Center. Don't miss the chance to meet the dancers, learn dance moves, and enjoy Caribbean beats after the show.

Photos: First Look at the Cast of Broadway-Bound THE WIZ; Tickets On Sale Now!

Tickets are now on sale to the general public for The Wiz, set to open on Broadway on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, in a limited engagement at the Marquis Theatre (210 West 46th Street). Check out all new character posters, featuring a first look at the cast, in the photos here! 

Symphony Space Adds ANNIE Singalong, FLEABAG, And More To November Lineup

Symphony Space announces program updates and additions for upcoming events and screenings. Livestream and in-person tickets available.

THE WIZ to Play Pittsburgh's Benedum Center Beginning This Month

'The Wiz' will play the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh from October 31 to November 5, 2023. Get all the details and ticket information here!

Ballet Hispánico Will Perform at the Paramount Theater

Ballet Hispánico has announced a 2023-24 Season tour stop at Paramount Theater. Learn more about the upcoming performance here!

THE WIZ Gets Broadway Dates, Plus First Look at Cast!

The all-new production of the Tony Award-winning hit musical The Wiz will open on Broadway on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, in a limited engagement at the Marquis Theatre.  Preview performances will begin on March 29. Check out an all new first look photo, as well as a video of the cast performing with the orchestra for the first time!

Deborah Cox and Lascelles Stephens of Deco Entertainment Join THE WIZ Producing Team

Entertainment company DECO Entertainment, founded by Lascelles Stephens and Deborah Cox, will join the co-producing team of the all-new production of The Wiz. Learn more about the musical here!

Emmy and Grammy-Winning Adam Blackstone Joins THE WIZ Creative Team

Emmy Award®-winning music director and Grammy Award®-winning writer, Adam Blackstone, has joined the creative team as Dance Music Arranger for the revival of The Wiz.

Tickets On Sale Friday For THE WIZ in San Francisco

Tickets for the San Francisco engagement of The Wiz will go on sale on Friday, September 22 at 10 a.m. for the four-week engagement performing at BroadwaySF’s Golden Gate Theatre. Learn more about how to get tickets here!

Common and MC Lyte Join the Producing Team For THE WIZ

Academy Award®, Grammy Award® and Emmy Award®-winning artist, actor, author and activist Common and hip-hop pioneer, actor, philanthropist, and business mogul MC Lyte will join the co-producing team of the all-new production of The Wiz. Learn more about The Wiz and how to get tickets here!

THE WIZ to Stop at Playhouse Square Ahead of its Return to Broadway

Get ready for a limited engagement of The Wiz at Playhouse Square this October. Catch the Broadway classic before its highly anticipated return. Don't miss this sensational show as it brings the magic of Oz to life.

Newcomer Nichelle Lewis Will Lead THE WIZ as Dorothy on Broadway and National Tour

Broadway newcomer Nichelle Lewis will star as “Dorothy” and lead the cast of The Wiz in the national tour this fall and Broadway return in the Spring of 2024.  Ms. Lewis who hails from Virginia was discovered via a TikTok video, and selected from more than 2,000 submissions for the coveted role.

Tony Winner Melba Moore Honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Award-winning performer Melba Moore will be honored on August 10, with the 2,760th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The star will be unveiled at 1645 Vine Street near the historic corner of Hollywood & Vine. Moore will be awarded her star in the category of Live Theatre/Live Performance.

Geoffrey Holder FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Geoffrey Holder has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

Geoffrey Holder has not appeared in the West End.

Geoffrey Holder has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of his notable nominations include Outstanding Choreography and Outstanding Costume Design at the Drama Desk Awards for the musical "Timbuktu!" He was also nominated for Best Costume Design at the Tony Awards for the same production. Additionally, Holder received nominations for Outstanding Costume Design at the Drama Desk Awards for the musical "The Wiz," as well as Outstanding Director - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards and Best Costume Design and Best Direction of a Musical at the Tony Awards for "The Wiz."

Geoffrey Holder has won several awards for his work in the Broadway show "The Wiz." He received the Outstanding Costume Design award at the Drama Desk Awards and the Best Costume Design award at the Tony Awards for his work on the show. Additionally, he won the Best Direction of a Musical award at the Tony Awards for his direction of "The Wiz."

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