James joins Innovated with nearly 10 years of experience within the entertainment industry, dating back to his start as a Stage Technician with NOVA University in 2010. Shortly after, James became the Stage Manager for NOVA’s Summer Theatre productions, which produced a path that led him to Orlando’s never-ending world of Live and Themed Entertainment. Once in Orlando, James obtained a degree in Stage Technology and Lighting from Valencia College, and from there, he immediately dove into Stage Management, overseeing multiple live theater and entertainment productions. In 2016, James joined Universal Orlando Resort’s Technical Entertainment Projects team, where worked as a Crew Chief on many of the properties well known marquee events, such as Halloween Horror Nights, Mardi Gras, and Grand Openings for Volcano Bay, The Tonight Show, Starring Jimmy Fallon, and Universal’s newest attraction, Hagrid’s Magical Motorbike Adventure. Now, James joins the Production team here at Innovated Studios, bringing his skill and knowledge into our current, and future, projects.