Disney Live Entertainment

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Disney Live Entertainment
TypeDivision
Founded2000; 22 years ago (2000)
Headquarters,
United States
ProductsTheatrical/technical live entertainment productions
ParentWalt Disney Imagineering
(Disney Parks, Experiences and Products)
Websitesites.disney.com/waltdisneyimagineering/live-entertainment/

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

History[edit]

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.

Works[edit]

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]

Disney Cruise Line[edit]

Other venues[edit]

  • Main Street Electrical Parade — New York Route at New York, New York (As part of the opening of Hercules)[2]
  • 2000 Super Bowl Half Time Show[2]
  • 2016 Honda Celebration of Light – Vancouver Fireworks
  • 2022 Special Olympics USA Games – Opening Ceremony
  • 2023 Honda Celebration of Light – Vancouver Fireworks

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Stage Musical Based on 'Frozen' Opens at Disney California Adventure". NBC Los Angeles. NBCUniversal Media, LLC. City News Service. May 27, 2016. Retrieved October 7, 2016.
  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. 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. Retrieved 13 June 2016.