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Preview of ‘From Dreamer to Dreamfinder’…

INTRODUCTION The Earl of Sandwich restaurant in Downtown Disney makes a great Thanksgiving Special: turkey, gravy, stuffing, mayo and cranberry sauce on a toasted roll. I nearly choke on mine when my Disney pal Matt says, “We want to bring … Continue reading

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While interacting with theme park guests, a performer is apt to hear the same three or four comments from just about everyone they meet. After all, the guests are reacting to the same thing in the same environment… and people … Continue reading

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Whither Figment?

The way I hear it, the day after the original Kodak ride closed in 1998 there was a guy wandering around the pavilion asking guests to sign his petition to ‘Bring Back Dreamfinder & Figment!’ Now it’s 14 years later … Continue reading

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An Update…

Hello there! Yes, your Friendly Neighborhood Dreamfinder is still here and still writing… in fact I have just finished the memoir portion of my upcoming book, now titled: From Dreamer to Dreamfinder – A Life (and Lessons Learned) in 40 … Continue reading

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35 – Representin’

Being the only EPCOT Center characters (that weren’t wired to the floor), it fell to us to make the rounds of press and public events before and during opening. We were usually accompanied by a Kodak Representative, but when it … Continue reading

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32 – Defining Themed Entertainment

Here’s the thing about themed entertainment: We deal creatively with operational reality. We have to embrace all the challenges and problems and limitations and use them to create magic. Today I’m going to tell you a story of how I … Continue reading

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29 – A Little Help from My Friends

Immediately following Tony’s presentation at Disney University I head up to Wally’s Dressing Room and call WED Enterprises. An old friend from my Magic Mountain days, Ken Lisi, is in charge of the WED Recording Studio and I ask if … Continue reading

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