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 LIVE EVENTS / TRADE-SHOWS & tHeater

LIVE SPECIAL EVENTS, Live Television - (Freelance) – S.A.G., A.F.T.R.A., I.A.T.S.E., Non-union

E! ENTERTAINMENT and E! INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS - “LIVE ON THE RED CARPET”:  (2003 – 2006)
Three (3) awards seasons, television production broadcast nationally & internationally live via satellite, on-location and from E! Studios.
Budgets up to $2 Million+/event

•   GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS – Countdown, Red Carpet Pre-show 
•   GRAMMY AWARDS 
•   BFCA CRITICS CHOICE AWARDS
•   ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS 
•   S.A.G. AWARDS 
•   BAFTA AWARDS – (live via satellite from London)
•   ACADEMY AWARDS – Countdown, Red Carpet Pre/Post-show 
•   VANITY FAIR Oscar after-party 
•   OSCARS, FASHION POLICE

CORPORATE TRADE-SHOWS / LIVE SPECIAL EVENTS / LIVE PERFORMANCE VENUES - (Freelance) – I.A.T.S.E., S.A.G., A.F.T.R.A. and Private/Non-union

(1991 – Present) - 25+ years experience both behind-the-scenes and front-of-house; the executive instrument in the technical running of each performance, while maintaining the artistic intentions of the director & producers.  Budgeting, scheduling, logistics (shipping, travel, venue, tech, lighting, A/V), Branding, Vendor/Client Liaison.

THE SHRINE AUDITORIUM / HOLLYWOOD & HIGHLAND / BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL / BEVERLY HILTON HOTEL / ROOSEVELT HOTEL /  PACIFIC DESIGN CENTER, Los Angeles, CA   •   Disney GRAND CALIFORNIAN HOTEL & SPA / MARRIOTT HOTEL, Anaheim, CA   •   DALLAS CONVENTION CENTER, Dallas, TX   •   FURNITURE MARKET TRADE-SHOWS, San Francisco, CA; Tupelo, MS; High Point, NC  •  MANDALAY BAY / SANDS EXPO / LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER / VENETIAN, Las Vegas, NV

CLIENT / TRADE-SHOW MANAGEMENT

STERLING/WINTERS COMPANY: Talent & Brand Management Company (representing 20+ celebrity clients) - (1/2000 – 4/2003)

DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION for SWC, plus SHOWROOM COORDINATOR for Kathy Ireland WorldWide, an SWC created and managed brand.  (KIWW annual retail sales more than $1 Billion)

  • Managed all home office operations, plus two separate office relocations and re-models, including overseeing all electronic security access keys, security systems, telephone and computer network upgrades/installations, all office vendors and equipment purchasing (approx. 20 vendors), saved company thousands $$ annually.

CLIENT / PARTNER LIAISON responsible for all branded on-site trade-showrooms for KATHY IRELAND HOME, including eight (8) additional brand-partner showrooms at each furniture market in San Francisco CA, Tupelo MS, and High Point NC.
Largest single showroom at 48,000 sq. ft.

Brand Partners: Shaw Rugs, Lamps Plus, Standard Furniture, + five (5) other home accessories, mattress, office and wall-art companies

THEATRE / LIVE PERFORMANCE - (Freelance) - A.E.A., I.A.T.S.E., Private / Non-Union

LIVE PERFORMING ARTS (Theatre, Dance, Music Concerts), (Freelance/Contract) – Production Stage Management

LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE   •  SOUTH COAST REPERTORY THEATRE   •  CALIFORNIA CENTER for the ARTS, ESCONDIDO   •   FALCON THEATRE  •  OF NOTE PRODUCTIONS  •  FRIES ON THE SIDE – (weekly live sketch comedy show & television pilot)  •  SHAKESPEARE ORANGE COUNTY  •  INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE COMPANY  •  LYCEUM THEATRE  •  RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL

OF NOTE PRODUCTIONS:  Resident Stage Manager / On-Site Event / Artist Liaison.  

  • ONP (http://www.ofnoteproductions.com/) seeks to provide special event performances by the most notable contributors to Broadway, Off-Broadway and NYC Cabaret (including guests: Tony Award Winner Faith Prince, Broadway/film star Rogelio Douglas, Jr., and Broadway dancer/performer, Cristy Candler)

  • Enriching the cultural life and community in the Ventura county area by providing both high quality performances, elegant receptions celebrating these artists, as well as educational events that will inspire and engage local playgoers and students of all ages.

FALCON THEATRE (now known as The Garry Marshall Theatre) - Burbank, CA - (9/2004 – 2/2006)

Production Stage Manager (Freelance) - (A.E.A.)

  • WRONG TURN AT LUNGFISH (original season run + encore second-run performances)

  • Co-Writer/Producer/Director, GARRY MARSHALL

  • Starring, Hector Elizondo, Ana Ortiz, Jason Geddrick

Personal Asst. to GARRY MARSHALL, Writer/Director/Producer

  • HAPPY DAYS, THE MUSICAL (workshop production)