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Magic Mike The Arena Tour is produced by Channing Tatum, Steven Soderbergh, Reid Carolin, Greg Jacobs, Peter Kiernan and Nick Wechsler in association with Vincent Marini and presented by David Ian Productions and Phil McIntyre Entertainments.
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Alison Faulk choreographed the Magic Mike films with her partners Teresa Espinosa and Luke Broadlick. Following the success of the films, they helped create MAGIC MIKE LIVE with Channing.
During Alison’s dance career, she has had the good fortune to perform with Janet Jackson, P!NK, Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, LL Cool J, Miley Cyrus, Paula Abdul, and Missy Elliot, to name a few. She has also appeared in the films STEP UP 2, YOU GOT SERVED, HONEY 2, ALONG CAME POLLY, SAVE THE LAST DANCE 2, AMERICAN BEAUTY, and AUSTIN POWERS 1 and 2. Alison has also been featured on countless music award shows and sitcoms. She is an original member of the Groovaloos and a member of the all female crew the Beat Freaks. As a choreographer, Alison has worked on projects with Madonna, P!NK, Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears, The Lonely Island, Brett Eldredge, Ricky Martin, and Victoria Justice. Some of her other film/tv credits include THE MINDY PROJECT, LIPSYNC BATTLE, FAT CAMP, NAKED, BOOK CLUB, THE BABYSITTER, and 50 SHADES OF BLACK. Additionally, Alison and Leo Moctezuma received a World Choreography Award for their work on IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA.
Teresa Espinosa is a proud native of Dallas, Texas. After graduating from CalArts, she has been working professionally as a dancer and choreographer for the past 22. Years. Teresa, who early on in her career at the age of 24m was nominated for an EMMY AWAARD for contributing to Janet Jackson’s Velvet Rope HBO Special, as well as traveled the world as one of her dancers. Teresa’s extensive list of accomplishments includes working with renowned artists of our time, such as Prince, Britney Spears, Missy Elliot, Mariah Carey, Pink, Rihanna, Limp Bizkit, Usher, Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Hailee Steinfeld and Sofia Carson. Her work as a dance rand choreographer have also appeared in numerous television shows, award shows, commercials and films. Some of these credits consist of THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW, ELLEN, THE X FACTOR, AMERICA’S BEST DANCE CREW (Beat Freaks), GOOD MORNING AMERICA, LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON, BILLBOARD AWARDS, AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS, KID’S CHOICE AWARDS, OLD NAVY, NIKE, YOU GOT SERVED, END OF WATCH, MAGIC MIKE and MAGIC MIKE XXL. She has also worked on the hit TV show LIP SYNC BATTLE: Channing Tatum vs. Jenna Dewan-Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt vs Anthony Mackie. Espinosa’s latest work as Associate Director/Choreographer on MAGIC MIKE LIVE can be seen in Las Vegas, London, Berlin and Australia.
Luke Broadlick is a multi talented entertainer. Luke moved to Los Angeles to become an actor and became that and so much more. Booking a national commercial, on his first audition at 14, lead him to guest star roles and tv spots. At 16, Luke was a six time (ISKA) And 13 time (NASKA) World champion Martial Artist. After dancing for only 6 months Luke booked Britney Spears' "Circus Tour" at the age of 16. Since then, Luke has toured and worked with artists such as Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, John Legend, Katy Perry, Jason Derulo, The Jonas Brothers, Demi Lovato, and many more, Performing on countless shows from The Academy Awards, AMA's to the Super Bowl and working with big brands like Nike, Mcdonalds, Disney, Nickelodeon, Samsung to name a few. Luke has Choreographed for Britney Spears' "Femme Fatale" Tour, JBalvin "Energia" Tour, Both MAGIC MIKE films and the live show in Las Vegas, London, Berlin and Australia. Luke is a husband and a father who's bicoastal from Los Angeles & Atlanta, & enjoying every moment given.
Jack Rayner is a Los Angeles based music producer who specializes in television, film, and live productions. His choreography background gives him a unique short-hand in working with choreographers and directors. This has landed the 36 year old producer the title of remixer for high profile world tours including Katy Perry’s Prismatic Tour,” Britney Spears “Till The World Ends” and Avril Lavigne’s “Best Damn Thing Tour.”
Producing music for major companies and customizing audio to promote their brands is a common task for Jack. MAC Cosmetics, Reebok, NIKE, Beachbody, and Sexy Hair are just some of the product lines that entrust their music needs to Mr. Rayner. Jack has also worked on the box office films “Magic Mike” and it’s sequel, “Magic Mike XXL” as well as several other films.
Mr. Rayner has a heavy television resume working on performance based competition reality shows. He works as the year-a-round producer, remixer, and editor for the #1 NBC show America’s Got Talent for 8 seasons as well as multiple episodes of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars,” Tru TV’s “Fake Off,” Fox’s “American Idol” and Spike TV’s “Lip Sync Battle.” Currently, Jack is working on Lips Sync Battle Season 3, America’s Got Talent season 12 and Magic Mike LIVE opening in Las Vegas, London and Berlin.
Rob has been a Production Designer for Live Entertainment for over 15 years and his work has been seen by millions of people worldwide, earning him an Emmy nomination. He and Anita La Scala, cofounded ARDA Studio, which provides production design and concepts for large international spectacles and countless theatrical presentations of all sizes throughout the United States and abroad. Highlights include collaborating on the design concept for the 2015 European Games Opening Ceremony in Azerbaijan, leading the production design team of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Opening Ceremony, and designing the 2015 Pan American Games Closing Ceremony featuring the musical talents of Kanye West, Pitbull and Serena Ryder. Rob is thrilled to bring the unique experience of Magic Mike Live to a worldwide audience.
Anita is a native New Yorker and Production/Scenic Designer for Live Entertainment, Broadcast, Theatre and Sporting Ceremonies. She has earned an Emmy nomination for her work which has been seen both nationally and internationally. She co-founded ARDA Studio with her partner, Rob Bissinger, focusing on visual and environmental design, scenery and creative concepts for large scale projects. They collaborated on the design concept for the Baku 2015 European Games Opening Ceremony in Azerbaijan and led the production design team for Russia’s Sochi 2014 Olympic Opening Ceremony. Other Production Design credits include Toronto 2015 Pan American Games Closing Ceremony at the Rogers Centre featuring the musical talents of Kanye West, Pitbull and Serena Ryder. ARDA also designed multiple concepts and experiences for Evergrande’s Ocean Flower Island Theme Park in Hainan, China. Recent highlights include: Cheddar Broadcast Booth (New York Stock Exchange), Brian Henson’s Puppet Up! (Venetian Hotel Las Vegas), Human Nature’s Jukebox (Venetian Hotel Las Vegas), Frankie Moreno’s Under the Influence (Planet Hollywood Hotel Las Vegas), The Big Apple Circus’s 40th Anniversary Show (Tour). Anita has also designed the four time Superbowl Champions 2012 NY Giants Opening Ceremony at MetLife Stadium, NJ as well as themed broadcast sets for Canon’s NAB show in Las Vegas.
Costume Designer Marina Toybina has been an integral part of painting the landscape of pop culture for over a decade.
A look behind the scenes of many of the biggest pop acts of our time, would reveal a four-time Emmy Award-winning costume designer, Marina Toybina. Marina’s creations are seen worldwide in A- list concert tours, primetime television, films, music videos and numerous museums. After collaborating with high-profile artists on their world tours and establishing herself as a prominent designer for prime- time Television, Marina won her unprecedented fourth consecutive Emmy Award in the Outstanding Costumes For A Variety Program Or A Special category for her work on the Super Bowl
XLIX Halftime Show featuring Katy Perry and Missy Elliot at the 2015 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
Marina has had the honor of working with many legendary artists on their world tours, including Taylor Swift’s “Red” World Tour, Carrie Underwood’s “ The Storyteller” and “Blown Away” Tours, Justin Bieber‘s “Believe” Promo Tour, Ariana Grande’s “Honeymoon” Tour, and Katy Perry’s “California Dreams” and “Prismatic” World Tours. In addition to this, Marina has created designs for Selena Gomez, Fifth Harmony, P!NK, NeYo, Usher, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj and many more.
Marina’s recent venture includes the cast of Magic Mike Live at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas, Directed by Channing Tatum and Alison Faulk.
While establishing herself in the music industry, Marina also made a name for herself in prime-time Television. Marina has designed for FOX’s “So You Think You Can Dance” for several seasons, “The X Factor US,” and most recently NBC’s “World of Dance” produced by Jennifer Lopez. She has worked with artists on numerous awards shows, including but not limited to Selena Gomez for Billboard Awards and Dancing With the Stars, Taylor Swift & Carrie Underwood for multiple Grammy Awards, EMA’s and Brit Awards, Usher for Billboard Awards, David Guetta feat. NeYo and Akon for Billboard Awards, P!NK for the American Music Awards, Katy Perry for Grammy’s and Justin Bieber on The Voice, the Ellen DeGeneres Show and Billboard Awards.
Marina’s work has been featured on the cover of Billboard Magazine and has garnered high-profile coverage in publications such as US weekly, People, Rolling Stone Magazine, ELLE Brazil, Vogue Russia, Apparel News, NY Times, Country Weekly, NY Post, LA Times, The Hollywood Reporter, San Francisco Weekly, LA Weekly, USA Today and more.
Originating from Moscow, Russia, Marina and her family moved to Arizona at the age of 11. Marina’s parents worked hard to afford her opportunities when she made a bold choice to follow her aspirations to become a fashion/costume designer. She moved west to Los Angeles and graduated from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. Marina hopes her story will inspire young people to follow their dreams in the face of fear, doubt and or adversity.
Dreya designed and choreographed Pink's celebrated “Glitter In The Air” and “Try”, for the 2010 and 2014 Grammy awards. Her aerial work with Pink began with her 2004 Try This tour and continued for the I’m Not Dead, Funhouse, and Truth About Love tours. She was aerial consultant and choreographer for Michael Jackson's This Is It. Aerial choreography: Taylors Swift's Speak Now, Katy Perry's California Dreams, Kylie Minogue's Aphrodite, Britney Spears Circus Cher Living Proof, Live at Caesar’s Palace, and Here We Go Again. Rihanna's Last Girl On Earth, Leona Lewis Labyrinth, Carrie Underwood Play On, Madonna’s Re-invention, Pink/Justin Timberlake's Future Sex Love, and Christina Aguilera's Back To Basics.
Dreya produced and starred in the independent films THE AERIALIST, THE GYMNAST, and A MARINE STORY available on all major streaming platforms. Collectively garnering 48 festival awards in the US and internationally. Dreya has been awarded 7 “Best Actress” nods for her portrayals. She also appeared in LOVELY AND AMAZING. As an actor, off-broadway and regional theater productions include Childhood, Comedy of Tenors, How I Learned to Drive, Comedy of Errors, and Orson’s Shadow. She has directed at Milwaukee Rep, Cinti Playhouse in the Park, Bucks County Playhouse, ACT Theater, and directed and choreographed the cabaret cirque extravaganza Love, Chaos and Dinner for Teatro ZinZanni’s new Chicago venue. Dreya is currently developing her solo show, Hexen, premiering summer 2021.
Television: The Practice, Company Town, All Access, GMA, Entertainment Tonight, Pink, 2016 Billboards, 2013 AMA's, VMA’s, Katy Perry Billboards, 50 Cent BET awards, 2006 and 2004 Kids Choice awards. Cher’s Living Proof, (NBC) (dancer, featured aerialist). Secret Talents Of The Stars (CBS). Dreya is also featured in the P90X workouts.
Philip is an international, award winning Lighting Designer based in London. He has lit all of the productions of Magic Mike Live (Las Vegas, London, Berlin) You may have seen his work in Australia on The James Plays at the Adelaide international Festival or Blanc de Blanc, Limbo Unhinged & Blanc de Blanc Encore at The Sydney Opera House. In November 2019 he was privilaged to light the opening show at the refubished Rechibite Hall in Perth with Boom Boom in the House of Casa Blah Blah.
UK & International Touring includes:
Hairspray, The King and I, Happy Days the Musical, Laila the Musical, Jackie the Musical, The James Plays; Trainspotting, Radio Times, Vulcan 7, After Miss Julie, Terminus.
Other work includes:
The Exorcist and Five Guys Named Mo in the West End; Cymbeline for the RSC; The World of Extreme Happiness and Love the Sinner at The National Theatre; A very very Very Dark Matter at The Bridge Theatre; Much Ado About Nothing at Shakespeare’s Globe; A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Barbican; The Seagull at Regent’s Park; The Twits, Liberian Girl, God Bless the Child, The Ritual Slaughter of Gorge Mastromas, No Quarter, Oxford Street and Kebab at the Royal Court; Miss Julie at the Schaubhune (Berlin); Mr Burns and Before the Party at the Almeida; Testing The Echo for Out Of Joint; Roller Diner, First Love is Revolution, Pastoral, The Boy Who Fell into a Book, and Tape at Soho Theatre; The Infidel a Musical at Stratford East; Barnum at Menier Chocolate Factory; The Fahrenheit Twins for Told by an idiot; Milk, Swallow & Ciara at the Traverse; 1984, Macbeth, Too Clever by Half at The Royal Exchange Manchester; Punk Rock & Mogadishu at The Lyric Hammersmith; Small Hours at Hampstead Theatre; Amazonia, Ghosts, Member of the Wedding, at the Young Vic; Cosí Fan Tutte at Welsh National Opera; After Dido for English National Opera; Il Trittico for Opera Zuid. www.PhilipGladwell.co.uk
THEATRE: The Lehman Trilogy, Antony and Cleopatra, Man and Superman, Ugly Lies the Bone, The Great Wave (National Theatre); Everyone’s Talking About Jamie, The Moderate Soprano, Frozen (West End); 2071, The Nether (also West End), Linda, Girls & Boys (Royal Court); Miss Saigon (Japan, New York, UK tour); Alys, Always, My Name is Lucy Barton (Bridge Theatre); Shipwreck, Oil (Almeida); Desire Under the Elms (Sheffield Crucible); Elegy for Young Lovers (Theatr an Der Wien); Half a Sixpence (Chichester); Mary Poppins (Tour); Hamlet, The Master and Margarita (Barbican); I Can’t Sing (Palladium); Local Hero (The Royal Lyceum Edinburgh), The Lehman Trilogy (Park Avenue Armoury), The Starry Messenger (Wyndham’s Theatre), West Side Story (Broadway Theatre), Seawall: A Life (Hudson Theatre),
OPERA: The Unknown Soldier, Don Giovanni, Krol Rogerat (ROH); The Cunning Little Vixen, Don Giovanni, Der Freischütz (Danish Royal Opera); Otello (Metropolitan Opera, New York); Zeitgest (Coliseum); Das Liebesverbot (Teatro Real, Madrid); The Flying Dutchman (Finland National Opera); West Side Story (Malmo Opera); Don Giovanni (Barcelona Opera); Marco
Polo (Guangzhou Opera House); Carmen (Bregenzer Festspiele); Don Giovanni (Houston Grand Opera); Porgy and Bess (National Opera, Amsterdam).
BALLET: Malgorzata Dzierzon (Ballet Rambert); Connectome (Royal Ballet).
OTHER WORK: Magic Mike London (London Hippodrome); projections for Adele, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Paris Fashion Week, Robbie Williams, Pet Shop Boys, The Sessions, The Band, Olympic and Paralympic 2012 closing ceremonies, 2019 Pan American Games Opening Ceremony, ‘Concert for Diana’ at Wembley Stadium, George Michael, Rolling Stones, Genesis, Darren Hayes, Elton John, U2, Muse, Take That and Nitin Sawhney.
AWARDS: Knight of Illumination awards for 2014, 2015 and 2016; BAFTA for The Cube.
Vincent Marini is the executive producer of MAGIC MIKE LIVE around the world. He has led the development of the show and its groundbreaking venues in Las Vegas, London, Berlin and Australia, with an arena tour and an unscripted television series on the horizon. Vincent recently spent four years as the creative director and executive producer of BASE Entertainment. Productions: MAGIC MIKE LIVE (Executive Producer); MAT FRANCO: MAGIC REINVENTED NIGHTLY (Writer/Director); PUPPET UP UNCESORED! with Brian Henson (Executive Producer); PAUL ZERDIN: MOUTHING OFF (Executive Producer); FRANKIE MORENO: UNDER THE INFLUENCE (Writer/Director). From 2009-2014 Vincent served as the producing artistic director for The State Theatre of North Carolina which welcomed close to 100,000 patrons annually to two unique venues. Productions: ZELDA with Frank Wildhorn and Jack Murphy; MY OWN SONG with Clint Holmes; LES MISÉRABLES; THE FANTASTICKS; MISS SAIGON; THE LAST FIVE YEARS; A FEW GOOD MEN and many others. Other directing/producing credits: the international tour of JEKYLL AND HYDE IN CONCERT; television performances on THE VOICE, GERMANY’S NEXT TOP MODELl, and BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT; The Barrymore Awards for Theatre Excellence; THE ROCK TENOR at the Wilma Theater; and over sixty plays and musicals. Vincent served as a special consultant to Cirque du Soleil’s new theatrical division in 2014, on the boards of the New Jersey Cultural Trust and The Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia (Interim Executive Director in 2007) and as an adjudicator for the North Carolina Theater Conference. He has also served as a guest lecturer at Temple University, Brevard College and the Kanazwa Institute of Technology in Tokyo, Japan.
David Ian has presented theatre shows all over the world. He is the recipient of five Olivier awards and three Tony nominations.
Past productions include: Grease, Saturday Night Fever, The King and I, West Side Story, Singin’ in the Rain, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Anything Goes, The Producers, Defending the Caveman, Guys and Dolls, Daisy Pulls it Off, The Sound of Music, La Cage aux Folles, Sweet Charity, Flashdance, Gypsy, The Shawshank Redemption, The Phantom of the Opera (Las Vegas), My Fair Lady, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Chess, The Rocky Horror Show, Cats, Chicago, Dr Dolittle, Starlight Express, Seminar, Steel Magnolias, Ghost the Musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, The Bodyguard, Jersey Boys, Annie, Xanadu, Show Boat, The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Sunset Boulevard, Scrooge, Quartet and Benidorm Live.
Forthcoming productions include: School of Rock, Waitress, The Drifters Girl, My Best Friend’s Wedding, Love Never Dies and Hello, Dolly!.
David is a trustee of ArtsEd, one of the UK’s leading drama schools.
Phil McIntyre Entertainments has been producing, promoting and representing artists since 1974.
For twenty years the company was one of the country’s leading rock and roll promoters, working with bands including The Smiths, AC/DC, The Clash, Culture Club, New Order, Tears for Fears, Metallica and Queen amongst many more.
The leading promoter of live comedy shows in the UK, PME has worked with comedians including Rowan Atkinson, Dave Allen, Chris Rock, Ben Elton, Victoria Wood, Russell Brand, Billy Connolly, Steve Coogan, John Bishop, Monty Python, The Fast Show, Ricky Gervais, The League of Gentlemen, Lenny Henry, French & Saunders, Peter Kay, Little Britain, The Mighty Boosh, Bill Bailey & Jack Whitehall.
The company has produced 7 West End hit plays: Gasping, Silly Cow, Slip of the Tongue, Waiting for Godot, Smaller, Ghost Stories and the Laurence Olivier Award-winning Popcorn. Recently PME has produced the hugely popular live stage adaptation of Craig Cash and Phil Mealey’s TV show ‘Early Doors’.
Musicals produced include the long running ‘We Will Rock You’; 'Our House'; ‘Tonight’s The Night - the Rod Stewart Musical’; Victoria Wood’s ‘Acorn Antiques – The Musical!’; the world’s first Hip-Hop musical ‘Into The Hoods’; ‘The Commitments’ as well as ‘Only Fools and Horses; The Musical’
‘Monty Python Live; One Down Five to Go’ the last ever Monty Python Tour was produced by PME in 2014, selling out ten nights at London’s O2 Arena.
PME promoted the Olympic gold medalist skaters Torvill & Dean on four world tours and subsequently they have co-produced live tours of the ITV hit Torvill and Dean’s Dancing On Ice.
PME are also very proud to have produced the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing Live for the last ten years. The company has also produced the live tours of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent.
The PME film and television division has produced two feature films; Guest House Paradiso starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson and Maybe Baby starring Hugh Laurie, Joely Richardson, Rowan Atkinson and Dawn French.
Included in their television productions are Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights, , Peter Kay Live at Manchester Arena, Peter Kay’s Britain’s Got the Pop Factor and Possibly a New Celebrity Jesus Christ Soapstar Superstar Strictly on Ice; Monty Python’s Live from the O2, Craig Cash’s and Phil Mealey’s Early Doors, Our Friend Victoria; Victoria Wood With all the Trimmings; Victoria Wood’s Midlife Christmas; Victoria at The Albert and Acorn Antiques: The Musical! ; Ben Elton’s Blessed , Get A Grip and The Right Way; Dynamo: Magician Impossible; Dave’s One Night Stand and Live From The BBC; Alan Davies’ As Yet Untitled. Phil McIntyre TV has also filmed over 50 live stand-up comedy shows for TV or DVD broadcast.
PME has also managed some of the foremost comedic writing and acting talent in the UK including Ben Elton, Peter Kay, John Cleese, Victoria Wood, Caroline Aherne, Craig Cash and Adrian Edmondson.