Walt Disney Creative Entertainment
is the theatrical and technical live entertainment production division of Walt Disney Imagineering
, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Walt Disney Company
Disney Creative Entertainment devises and produces large scale shows, parades, and fireworks displays for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
, one of the four major units of the media conglomerate, and also creates entertainment for the two non-Disney-owned theme parks, Tokyo Disneyland
, and Tokyo DisneySea
. Walt Disney Creative Entertainment is currently led by Kevin Eld.
Kevin took over the role from Anne Hamburger
, who left the organization to establish herself as an independent theatrical producer. Creative Development of Walt Disney Creative Entertainment is led by Michael Jung and the production and technical division is led by Ted Carlsson, long time technical director for multiple projects in all Disney theme parks.
History and shows
Disney Creative Entertainment was founded in 2000 with the arrival of Executive Vice President Anne Hamburger
. Prior to her arrival Executive Vice President Ron Logan
oversaw all shows and parades created by the Walt Disney Company worldwide.
Some of the company's most notable works since being officially formed in 2000 include: