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carri

Carri Burbank has made a lifetime commitment to dance, getting her start at age three with her mom and the "Joyce Burbank Dancers".  For 18 years she owned "The Dance Factory" one of the largest dance studios in Orange County, CA.  She is a master teacher of all levels of tap and jazz and continues to study all forms of dance in her quest to fine-tune her talents.

As past president of Dance In Action, a non-profit organization of dance teachers on the west coast, Carri has hired faculty, organized conventions, produced shows, created pageants and scholarship opportunities.

Her professional performances are too numerous to count but include a year performing for Princess Cruises, traveling to Mexico, Alaska and all over the South Pacific. She danced in the movies "Grease 2" and "Pennies From Heaven" and has lent her talents to videos and commercials, Mad TV and as dance captain for "Sweet Charity" at Cypress College.

For the past 6 years, Ms. Burbank has been the tap choreographer for the world renown "Fabulous Palm Springs Follies." Her dance company, "Star Quality," performed all over the world. 

This award-winning choreographer has also choreographed shows for resorts in Japan, FTD, Yamaha, Redkin, Modifini, and Latin Quarter West Coast Revival. While choreographing the Dames de Caridad Headdress Ball, she met her husband, producer Sean Glen. Together they have worked on several projects, but both agree their greatest creation is their 12 year old daughter, Chanelle.

   
sean Sean Glen is the founder of STG Entertainment, Inc., a firm specializing in special events and film premieres. STG Entertainment has staged shows in a diverse range of venues including stadiums, arenas, sheds, theaters, ballrooms and exhibit halls playing to audiences from 500 to 100,000 guests.

In 1997, STG Entertainment was purchased by Buena Vista Pictures Distribution and Mr. Glen spent the next four years with Buena Vista as Director of Technical and Production Services, charged with developing and heading the in-house Special Event Production team. During his tenure with Buena Vista, Mr. Glen provided design and technical management to such notable events as The Fantasia 2000 Premiere Tour featuring the London Philharmonic Orchestra, James Levine conducting at Carnegie Hall in New York, The Royal Albert Hall in London, Orchard Hall in Tokyo and the Theatre Champs Elysees in Paris. Closer to home, he lent his talent to the Tarzan premiere featuring a performance by Phil Collins and the Emperors New Groove premiere with Sting both at the El Capitan in Hollywood.

His impressive list of credits also includes the premiere of Pocohontas in Central Park before 100,000 guests; the premiere of The Hunchback of Notre Dame in the Super Dome, part of a live one-hour television special; the premiere of The Rock on Alcatraz Island; the premiere of Pearl Harbor aboard the USS John C. Stennis aircraft carrier in Honolulu, Hawaii and at the Kennedy Space Center for premiere of Armageddon, where Aerosmith headed the bill.

With twenty years of technical and production experience, Sean has evolved into a talented and innovative producer. His strong technical background is paramount to understanding the complexity of live large scale production in a variety of standard and exotic venues.

Notable among his recent credits is serving as Executive Producer for the premier of DreamWorks Shark Tales in Venice, Italy including planning and supervising the delivery and installation of the largest inflatable screen ever built. He also served as Executive Producer for the Paramount Pictures premiere of Mission Impossible III in New York that included the planning and logistics of getting star, Tom Cruise to 4 premieres in 4 hours on a fire truck, helicopter, motorcycle, sports car, speed boat and subway.
   
amanda

Amanda Aplin has dance in her blood. She began dancing at the age of 3 and worked for her family's dancewear business, Star Dancewear, for over 10 years. She also taught dance to children and was a member of the Charger Girls dance team at Cypress College. She is an award-winning dancer and has performed at Clipper Basketball games and at the Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Ms. Aplin graduated from Chapman University in 2003 with a BA in Communication Arts and earned a Certificate in Meeting and Event Planning from California State University, Dominguez Hills. She also holds a California Teaching Credential from California State University, Fullerton.

The past seven years, she was a special event production assistant and event coordinator, working with companies and organizations including DreamWorks, Paramount Pictures, InStyle Magazine, The Aquarium of the Pacific, Motion Picture Television Fund, Pacific Life, Starlight Childrens Foundation, SHOA  and The American Liver Foundation. Most recently she coordinated the 1st Annual Sue Aplin Memorial Boutique, a fundraising event for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

   
curtis

Curtis Anderson possesses over 25 years of experience in the entertainment industry, with expertise in multi-media special event production. While working at the Disneyland Resort, Curtis was head of the sound department for live entertainment, designing and operating sound systems for special events and tours. During his tenure, he was sound supervisor for the mounting of the original show "FANTASMIC!". As a sound engineer / designer he has worked on many high profile special events and productions for The Walt Disney Studios, Warner Bros. Studios and DreamWorks.

Formerly the Technical Director at Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, for over eight years he managed many world premieres, stage shows and special events at the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood, CA. Among them, Jay Lenos "The Late Show 10th Anniversary Special" and Good Morning Americas "Oscar Show". He has worked with celebrities including; Sting, Phil Collins, Wynona Judd, Elton John, Kenny Loggins, Chris Isaak, Ziggy Marley and Rod Stewart. He also provided Technical Direction for the "Glory Road" World Premiere at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood.

As an independent Technical Director for the past two years he has worked on a variety of industrials, special events and fundraisers, which included the World Premiere of DreamWorks "Kung Fu Panda" at the Graumans Chinese Theater of Hollywood.