Thursday, September 29, 2011

Louis Allen of Adirondack Studios to speak at SATE 2012 19/21 Sept at Disneyland Paris - TEA's Experience Design conference

Louis Chaivre Allen
Executive Vice President, Adirondack Studios


Mr. Allen is head of the Artistic and Creative areas. He leads Adirondack Studios’ International Market activities serving worldwide clients. Mr. Allen’s specialization is in the Scenic Arts and Field Direction where he has worldwide recognition for excellence in color finishing, thematic consultation, color system strategies and quality control in the themed entertainment industry. 


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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Vice President/Creative Director
Adirondack Studios

Production Designer and Field Art Direction

Director of Character Paint Finishes; Universal Studios Japan, Osaka, Japan
Field Art Director; Walt Disney Imagineering, Adventureland Development, Tokyo Disney Land, Japan
Scenic Art Director; Landmark Entertainment Sanrio Puroland and Harmony Land, Japan
Scenic Art Director; MCA Universal, Porto Europa Marine City, Wakayama, Japan

Art Director/Consultant
Thematic and Color Finishes; Universal Studios Hollywood, Florida, Japan and Singapore
Rockwork Division; Taiyo Kogyo Corporation, Design Division, Osaka, Japan
Music Video Art Director; Public Camera Inc. and Agent Orange Films, Montreal, Canada
Uptown Native American Project Associate Artist; San Quentin Drama Workshop, Chicago, Illinois
Lighting Design and Scenography Consultant; La La La Human Steps Dance, Montreal, Canada

Designer
Capcon Entertainment Center & Farmers’ Garden Food Court; IDN RIC Design, Yokasuka, Japan
Al Musalla Towers Atrium; Union Properties, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Matsuya Ladies Department Store 7th and 8th Floor Renovation; IDN RIC Design, Fukuoka, Japan
Estacon Plaza Thematic Design; Curitiba, Brazil

Scenic Artist
Michael Hagen Inc., Montreal, Canada
Freelance Scenic Arts, Member of IATSE
New York City Opera, Multiple Productions
Adirondack Scenic, Multiple Productions

Performer
Bread and Puppet Theater
East Ninth Street Band
Beholders Puppet Theater

EDUCATION
National Theatre School of Canada, Design Program

OTHER
Languages: English and French
Member/Speaker: International Business at the Capital Region World Trade Council, Albany, New York
Board Member: Saratoga Shakespeare Company, Saratoga Springs, New York
Guest Lecturer on Puppet Theater: Union College, Schenectady, New York