HOLLY CHERNOBYL

HOLLY CHERNOBYL

Holly Chernobyl was a 2017 THAWALLS InSession artist and was awarded a 2018 Co-MISSION Summer Intensive.

Holly Chernobyl has been a working artist for over a decade–her work spanning poetry, storytelling, bunraku puppetry, movement, and performance art. She has presented work both domestically and internationally in Chicago, Seattle, Brooklyn, NYC, Berlin, and Helsinki. She continues to create solo pieces and collaborate with a talented array of artists all over the world. In 2016, she was awarded four residencies, national and international, including at the Chicago Cultural Center. 2016 also saw her first European teaching and performance tour, and the birth of her dance/theater company, NIGHTPARADE. In 2017, she performed, taught, and held a month long residency in Berlin, as well as receiving an award from the Finlandia Foundation to create a performance with NIGHTPARADE in Helsinki.