Patrice M Regnier has choreographed, directed, and produced over 200 performances and events in venues such as the Joyce Theatre, Alice Tully Hall, and Lincoln Center Out of Doors in New York, the Châtelet Theatre and the Avignon Festival in France, and the Opera House in Cologne and Academie de Kuntz in Berlin, Germany. A graduate of the Julliard School and Interlochen Arts Academy, her choreography has been commissioned by theatre and dance groups in the US and Europe.
She is founder of three entities: ARTeam, an association of art and technology experts; Human Development Productions, a film and video group; and RUSH DANCE Company, which, for more than 20 years presented regular seasons in New York as well as toured internationally. The Burlington Noontime Festival was founded and produced by Patrice as well as the At Home On Broadway series. Regnier's work for film and television has been broadcast nationally in several countries including France, Japan, Russia and the US. Her awards include first prize for Art de Synthese from Paris Cité; double prize-winner at the International Choreographer's Competition, and the Clark Center Award.
She has been creative consultant for several companies including Interval Research Corporation, a company founded by Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft. Her work with bodies and technology includes the first ballet that integrated 3D human movement computer animation (not motion capture) with live performance. RAB toured in several countries notably to Chicago for SIGGRAPH in the Arie Crown Theatre. In FOCI, she incorporated a broad range of MIDI-controlled, custom electronic special effects and robotics into live performance. For several years, she has been developing the TERP System for designing and choreographing unrehearsed group events. This work continues with regular experiments in New York City.