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RWS Entertainment Group to Produce All Mainstage Live Entertainment for IAAPA Expo November 14-18, 2022

October 3, 2022

For the second year in a row, RWS Entertainment Group (RWS) has been selected by IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, to provide full creative and production services for the organization’s annual international conference and trade show in Orlando, FL November 14-18.

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RWS Entertainment Group, ted and JRA Expand Reach into Zoo, Aquarium and Science Center Markets with addition of Robby Gilbert

August 10, 2022

Appointment of Gilbert coincides with launch of RWS’ all-new branded leased experiences and as JRA enjoys a year of record growth.

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ted Expands Leadership Team with Addition of Production and Operations Expert, Jake McCoy

July 18, 2022

With global operating success and unmatched experience creating and delivering multi-dimensional live entertainment and experiences for cruise, resort, theme park and clients, Jake McCoy broadens ted’s portfolio to include immersive seasonal and Holiday events

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JRA’s Global Design Expansion Continues with Addition of Sam Xu in Asia-Pacific

May 25, 2022

Sam Xu joins JRA as a Beijing-based senior business development leader and account manager. He most recently served in a similar role for the Beijing studio of Thinkwell Group, a global design and production agency. He also previously served in account manager roles for Kingsmen Beijing Co., Ltd. and Fu Expo, Beijing.

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RWS Entertainment Group Acquires “ted” – Europe’s Largest Entertainment, Audio Visual, Fitness and Custom Merchandise Company, Becomes World’s Largest Leisure and Attraction Experience Provider

April 21, 2022

ted’s award-winning team will leverage their creative expertise and global network to deliver new immersive experiences for Halloween, holiday and seasonal events.

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Legendary Casting Director Jay Binder Dies at 71

April 15, 2022

Over the course of his four decade career, Jay Binder cast nearly 100 Broadway productions, including the Tony Award-winning productions of The Lion King, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, Dames At Sea, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Gypsy, The King and I, Beauty and the Beast, Lost in Yonkers and Jerome Robbins' Broadway.

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RWS Entertainment Group Expands Leadership Team to Support Unprecedented Growth

April 5, 2022

The staff additions and promotions allow Founder and CEO, Ryan Stana to sharpen his focus on the future while the leadership team delivers elevated experiences for clients, employees, performers and technicians. Recent changes include the promotion of Danielle Kramer to Executive Vice President, Operations, the appointment of Ryan Murphy to the position of Vice President, Production Services & Operations and the hiring of Augustus Bennett as Director, Human Resources.

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Broadway and Universal Studios Award-Winning Creatives Join RWS Entertainment Group

March 30, 2022

Casting and recruitment experts Greg Brown, Ericka Womack and Kendra Lucas join RWS Entertainment Group elevating cruise line and theatrical casting capabilities.

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Finance Executive and Former Feld Entertainment CFO Keith Senglaub Joins RWS Entertainment Group as Chief Financial Officer

March 14, 2022

RWS Entertainment Group, the world’s exclusive, full-service provider of award-winning guest experiences and attractions, announces the appointment of former Feld Entertainment finance executive Keith Senglaub to the role of Chief Financial Officer. Senglaub joins RWS with more than 30 years of experience in corporate leadership roles ranging from Controller to CEO. The finance team will be further supported by Josué Román-Castro, RWS Assistant Vice President, Finance and Melinda Spurling, Controller at RWS subsidiary, JRA.

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Former Royal Caribbean Cruises Executive Joins RWS Entertainment Group and Binder Casting as Senior Vice President, Talent Casting & Recruitment

February 28, 2022

Part of RWS Entertainment Group and headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, has announced a global search for a Creative Director to help lead their design team in Cincinnati. As the international design company embarks on its biggest year to date with more than a dozen openings around the world scheduled for 2022, JRA is committed to staying at the forefront of innovative design.

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