Arpad Petrass

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Creativity should be his middle name. Arpad Petrass has over 35 years of experience in the Entertainment Industry as a Scenic and Lighting Designer and Technical Director including the past 12 years at “The Happiest Place on Earth” where he is a Technical Director for Disney Creative Entertainment. A few of his projects are: Innoventions, Innoventions Dream Home of the Future, Celebrate Today, Disney’s Happiest Faces, 50th Anniversary Décor, and numerous Special Events. Arpad’s expertise includes creating highly engaging experiences and exhibits for visitors of all ages.

Arpad’s role for Disney includes project management, vendor negotiations and supervision, project execution, labor planning, budgeting, consultant management, interfacing with all lines of Disney business, safety and engineering. He also handles crew supervision of Lighting, Audio, Video, show control, automations, and scenery.

As a talented lighting and scenic designer Arpad has created more than 300 designs for theatre and dance companies across the country, including world premiers at universities and colleges. He has created AutoCAD drawings for Opera Pacific’s entire season and for Orange County Performing Arts Center as well as the Nannette Brodie Dance Theatre, an award winning Modern Dance Company which performs throughout California, Mexico and Europe. As a Technical Director and Production Manager, Arpad has managed staffs in construction, maintenance, budgeting and financial controls for main stage productions at California State University, Los Angeles; Loyola Marymount University; Western Stage; Golden West College; and Hartnell College.

Arpad was the founder of Blue Moon Promotions, helping companies such as Toshiba, Sears, Western Digital, Budget Rent a Car, Pioneer, and Wyle Electronics advance their promotional and advertising projects.

Coinciding with his creative pursuits, Arpad is the founder of Beyond Sunday Seminars and Conscious Café and is the former Spiritual Director of the Center for Spiritual Living South County in Laguna Hills, California. His organization provides powerful interactive seminars, workshops, live music concerts and classes to help individual change Life’s “Ordinary moments” into “Extraordinary moments”.

Arpad holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Theatre Design from the University of California, Irvine, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Design from San Diego State University.

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