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Holly Collis Handford

Holly Collis Handford

Biography

Holly Collis Handford is a Canadian composer, actor, and musician working in musical theatre. She has composed music for theatre productions such as Waiting For Garbo (Curious Creations Theatre), Juggle Me Not (Axis Theatre Company), The Last Jubilee (Six/Ten Productions), Papa Records Everything (National Theatre School's Art Apart), Digital Dream Play (University of British Columbia), and Isle dell'Arte (University of British Columbia). Holly has her ARCT in Voice Performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music as well as a BFA in Acting from the University of British Columbia. She is also trained in dance, plays many musical instruments, and runs Tower Music Studio where she teaches music and singing lessons. Holly is currently working on an original musical celebrating Canadian history.

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Education

Regions

  • Canada

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Music Assistant
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Voice teacher with roster of private students
  • Classroom music teacher at an educational institution
  • Actor-Musician

My Primary Instrument

  • Voice

My Instruments

  • Accordion
  • Guitar - acoustic
  • Guitar - electric
  • Mandolin
  • Percussion
  • Piano
  • Ukulele
  • Voice

Software

  • GarageBand
  • Sibelius

Pronouns

  • She/Her