STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBER
Michael La Fleur
Michael is one of the entertainment industries most sought after show creators, writers and directors with a career spanning over 35 years. He has recently returned from Southeast Asia, where he conceived and directed international recording star, Sarah Brightman’s, concert for the prime minister of Singapore, the record-breaking production of the cirque-style Voyage De La Vie and the original multi-million-dollar musical blockbuster, Lightseeker.
Michael served as Artistic Coordinator for Celine Dion during the creation of her Las Vegas spectacular, A New Day at Caesar’s Palace. Michael is serving as Associate Creative Director for Franco Dragone, the ground-breaking creator of Cirque Du Soleil, and has productions currently running in China and Turkey.
New projects include developmental work with recording legends, Patti Austin and Gino Vanelli, as well as another multi-million dollar production for China, soon to be announced.
Michael began his directing career as assistant to the legendary Broadway and film director, Joshua Logan, and made his professional directorial debut for Burt Reynolds at his theatre in Florida. Michael has written, conceived and staged multiple musicals, plays, outdoor festivals, theme park productions, museum experiences, theme park attractions, and corporate shows, in the US and abroad, and his long list of loyal clients, include the Walt Disney Company, Universal Studios, Six Flags, and Dragone, along with celebrated theatres and leisure entertainment companies, worldwide.