What I've Done

Creative Leader, Entertainment Executive, and Producer

What I've Done


HOTBED ENTERTAINMENT GROUP:  Founder & CXO

  • Founding Partner of innovative entertainment and real estate development company hotbedentertainmentgroup.com

  • Introducing a new entertainment and hospitality concept, Hotbed Music Hall. Each venue will house a restaurant, bar, music venue, and hybrid live music immersive theater show

  • Inaugural show, The Fallen Saint, is an intimate music-oriented performance designed to celebrate the creative energy of turn-of-the-century New Orleans.

  • Multiple shows inspired by other musical genres and capturing the creative zeitgeist of certain eras are in various stages of development

FREELANCE, CONSULTING, & JUST FOR FUN:

  • ZeroSpace, Creative & Executive Producing Consultant: A large-scale technological art collection with a narrative component. A Multiverse where art, technology, and humanity converge. www.ZeroSpace.co

  • National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Annual Gala at American Museum of Natural History, Creative Director: Developed and executed creative concept and performance element (with Blackhouse Productions)

  • Detroit Institute of Art, Creative Producer: Developed and executed creative concept and performance element (with David Monn)

  • The Collective Museum, Producer & Partner in Crime: The Collective Museum is a social enterprise that provides tools, space and support for ordinary people to create anything they can imagine.. www.collectivemuseum.com

  • City of Girls” Launch Event, Creative Producer: Developed and executed creative concept to introduce the latest bestselling novel from Elizabeth Gilbert to select group of media and influencers.

  • “A GOOD EVENING WITH JOCKO”, Producer: The first live recording of the extremely popular JOCKO PODCAST at Symphony Space in NYC. A sold-out crowd was inspired by the top-rated podcaster, best-selling author, retired SEAL officer, and brother Jocko Willink.

VARIETY WORLDWIDE, LLC:  Producer

  • Drama Desk Award winning producer for theater/cuisine/nightlife hybrid extravaganza “Queen of the Night” during successful two year NYC run; facilitate licensing of this property for worldwide productions 

  • Oversaw special events and nightlife at the recently restored Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel

  • Additional special event clients include CBS Television, Baccarat Hotel, and Macy’s among others

  • Creative/operational producer for development of new entertainment properties, venues and ventures

WILL/PLAN PROJECTS:  Founder

  • Oversaw development & build-out of restaurant/performance venue at The McKittrick Hotel (home of “Sleep No More” NYC)

  • General manager/branding for “Salomes Envisage,” a new concept for classical music

  • Produced book event for Elizabeth Gilbert & McSweeney’s launch of “At Home on the Range”

  • Developed & co-produced “The Paul Holdengraber Show” for Google/YouTube

  • Produced events for Mystic Seaport Museum and “The God Box,” a new play based on the NYT bestseller

  • Wrote business plans & marketing plans, created brand positioning & launch strategies for several new companies

BLUE MAN GROUP:  Senior Vice President & Executive Producer

Live Productions (Touring and Sit-Down):

  • Blue Man Group: “How To Be A Megastar Rock Tour” (2006-2010) - Toured over 250 cities worldwide

  • Blue Man Group: “The Complex Rock Tour” (2003-2004)

  • Blue Man Group:

    • Universal/Orlando (2007-present)

    • Venetian/Las Vegas (2005-2012)

    • Toronto (2005-2007)

    • Berlin (2004-present)

    • Luxor/Las Vegas (2000-2005)

Live Appearances:

  • Hollywood Bowl (with LA Philharmonic), Los Angeles, CA (2006)

  • Royal Variety Performance (HRH Queen Elizabeth attended) Wales, UK (2004)

  • Coachella Festival, Palm Desert, CA (2002)

  • Wango Tango, Los Angeles, CA (2001)

  • CES, Las Vegas, NV (2000)

  • CBS Upfront, New York, NY (2000)

  • Multiple corporate events and special appearances

  • Multiple professional sports pre-game and half-time appearances

Television Appearances & Commercials:

  • “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (11 appearances)

  • “Live with Regis and Kelly” (3 appearances)

  • Latin Grammy Awards (with Ricky Martin) (2007)

  • Emmy Awards (2004)

  • “Arrested Development” (2003-04)

  • Grammy Awards (2002)

  • “Las Vegas” (2002)

  • “Drew Carey” (2001)

  • Intel; 11 television commercials (2000-05)

  • Televisa one hour special (2001)

  • Multiple Blue Man Group television and radio commercials

Music/Video:

  • “How to be a Megastar Live” DVD (2007)

  • “Complex Rock Tour Live” Platinum DVD (2004)

  • “The Complex” (2003)

 

 

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