With over 20 years in the entertainment industry, Rachèle “Rocky” Benloulou-Dubin specializes in talent acquisition and producing comedy, film and music projects. She built her reputation booking and producing shows with comedy luminaries Alex Borstein, Amy Schumer, Aziz Ansari, Bridget Everett, Chris Rock, Conan O’Brien, Dave Chappelle, Donald Glover, Kathy Griffin, Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Lewis Black, Margaret Cho, Patton Oswalt, Ray Romano, Robin Williams, Sarah Silverman, Two Dope Queens, Wanda Sykes and Zach Galifianakis. She also produced live and filmed events for renowned musical artists Aerosmith, The Blues Brothers, Glenn Tilbrook, Metallica and Rod Stewart.
Rocky’s wide ranging experience in the business includes programming and producing for large scale festivals, award winning comedy clubs, philanthropic and Fortune 500 corporate events, as well as, film credits for stand-up comedy specials, shorts, live concerts and documentaries. Her expertise coupled with an eye for discovering comedy talent has garnered respect among her peers, managers, agents and talent in the industry.
Some of Rocky’s most noteworthy accomplishments include the creation of the Bonnaroo Comedy Theater, booking HBO’s John Oliver in his first U.S. headlining date, and securing the first and only US club appearance by Flight of the Conchords. In addition, Rocky was instrumental in providing Alex Borstein and Seth McFarlane the opportunity to create and present a live musical variety performance that went on to appear at Carnegie Hall, The Walt Disney Concert Hall and, eventually, a FOX network variety special.
Throughout the duration of her career, Rocky has collaborated on many film and music projects, with partner Adam Dubin. Some of the projects that they have worked on together include Metallica's Hit The Lights, Dear Mind and Side Splitters among others.
Currently, Rocky is wrapping up her third season of programming, comedy talent, for Live From Here with Chris Thile (formerly Prairie Home Companion). She is also a part of the host committee securing headlining talent for Persisticon, a wildly successful, politically driven (Emily's List) variety show in Brooklyn, NY. In more recent news, Rocky and Adam are releasing their documentary, Murder in the Front Row: The San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal story.
Rocky lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband Adam Dubin, twins Alyx Lennon and Nella Page, and puppy Pamplemousse.
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