Screen Shot 2016-07-11 at 7.30.21 PMJoseph “JB” Barry – (Company General Manager)
returns once again for the Interlakes 10th Anniversary Season and brings over 35 years of experience in the entertainment industry, including 16 years of national and international theme park experience, Off-Broadway, theatre performance, and “live” stunt show productions. JB’s introduction to theme park entertainment began in Tokyo, Japan where played an integral role in opening Sanrio Puroland theme park as a Production Manager for the Landmark Entertainment Group. He rehearsed both Japanese and American cast members, and provided overall project definition, planning, and execution of the entertainment segment. For Universal Studios Orlando, JB was Area Manager of Entertainment, where he was responsible and accountable for multiple “live” entertainment venues. At Walt Disney World Entertainment, JB was Production Manager for the entertainment install of high profile venues such as: Fantasmic! and Lights, Motors, Action Extreme Stunt Show at the Disney MGM-Studios. He developed all safety programs, training, and standard operating procedures for the facility, including stunt trainers, performance drivers, and crew. He also was integral in the risk assessment of all precision driving stunts. The past several years JB has been a freelance production manager and stage caller for various production companies in Orlando and throughout the U.S. His expertise is in project planning and management, and show development. His experience will truly add to the Interlakes Summer Theatre team of dedicated professionals.