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Disney Live Entertainment

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Disney Live Entertainment
FormerlyWalt Disney Entertainment
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Creative Entertainment
Disney Parks Live Entertainment
Company typeDivision
Founded2000; 24 years ago (2000)
United States
Key people
Steve Davison (executive creative director)
ProductsTheatrical/technical live entertainment productions
ParentWalt Disney Imagineering
SubsidiariesThe Muppets Studio

Disney Live Entertainment is the theatrical live entertainment production division of Walt Disney Imagineering, the design and development arm of Disney Experiences, a division and business segment of The Walt Disney Company.[1]


Disney Entertainment[edit]

Formerly founded as Walt Disney Entertainment as a wing of the Walt Disney Company, it produced all shows and parades for Disney worldwide, including everything from the Disney-created Super Bowl Half-time shows to theme parks. The division was altered on January 31, 2001, at the retirement of Executive Vice President, Ron Logan, who was the head of the division.

Disney Creative Entertainment[edit]

Disney Creative Entertainment was founded in 2000 with the arrival of Executive Vice President Anne Hamburger.


Some of the company's most notable works since being officially formed in 2000 include:

Disneyland Resort[edit]

Walt Disney World Resort[edit]

Tokyo Disney Resort[edit]

Disneyland Paris[edit]

Hong Kong Disneyland Resort[edit]

Shanghai Disney Resort[edit]

Disney Cruise Line[edit]

Other venues[edit]


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  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Created under Walt Disney Entertainment
  3. ^ Shaw Brown, Genevieve (May 19, 2015). "Sneak Peek of Disneyland's New Fireworks Spectacular, 'Disneyland Forever'". ABC News online. Archived from the original on June 17, 2016. Retrieved October 7, 2016.
  4. ^ Paulson, Michael; Barnes, Brooke (6 June 2016). "Let It Go Go Go! Three Stage Versions of 'Frozen' Are on the Way". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 15 June 2016. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  5. ^ Graves, Sabina (June 20, 2023). "Get in Line for Marvel Studios' Rogers: The Musical at Disney Parks". Gizmodo. Archived from the original on June 21, 2023. Retrieved June 21, 2023.