He has served legendary Broadway directors, producers and performing artists for decades, including actor Burt Reynolds, Director Joshua Logan and recording artists Sarah Brightman and Celine Dion, and has worked with an impressive list of legendary celebrities that includes Ethel Merman, Dick Van Dyke, Alan Arkin, Marilu Henner, Charles Nelson Reilly, and many more.
He previously served the world-renowned Walt Disney Company and subsidiaries as an Imagineer in the US and Japan, originating record-breaking stage productions, and contributing to major television shows and special events.
For the 1920’s, it was a modern masterpiece of architecture.
According to historical records, the State Theatre presented daily moving pictures and vaudeville performances, making it one of the finest amusement facilities in the region.
He’ll be charged with implementing FOST’s organizational and strategic plan, including raising funds to restore the institution to its original grandeur as a centerpiece of culture, and boost the regional economy by creating new jobs and entertainment revenues as a multidisciplinary arts center.
It is our ambition, to create one of the nation’s most respected venues for performing and creative arts education.” In his new position, La Fleur will oversee several aspects of the revitalization.
La Fleur will be the driving force to raising visibility for the organization, allowing FOST to achieve its original vision to fruition.
A revered director, choreographer and established entertainment consultant, Michael La Fleur has a long list of achievement and accolades in the industry nationwide and abroad.
Off-Broadway and in regional theatre, he has made an indelible mark in critically acclaimed theatrical productions, musicals, outdoor festivals and corporate.
His creative work on “The Glow-In-The-Park Parade”, has been seen by millions, and continues to draw ecstatic crowds to Six Flags Parks around the world.