Colette has an extensive background in the theme parks, from the Hoop De Doo Revue to the Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular to the Adventurer’s Club and beyond. Now she’s got an event more extensive background—and current work—in show writing for Disney, Universal, SeaWorld, and several others.
In this episode Colette talks about:
- How she got started working for Disney in the Hoop De Doo Revue at Fort Wilderness;
- A description of the Hoop De Doo Revue, and her roles in it;
- Going from Hoop De Doo to the Indiana Jones stunt show;
- What it was like jumping off the building for the first time in training for the show;
- The differences for her as a performer between the two shows;
- The only “mishap” she had with the show;
- How the Indiana Jones stunt show gave her her first opportunity in show writing;
- How & why she moved from Marion to Sarah Conners at Universal Studios Florida;
- The intense stunt work she had to do in that role;
- Her stint in the Adventurer’s Club, and how devoted the fans of that show were;
- What she loved most about what she did at Walt Disney World;
- If she could have any job working for Disney, what it would be and why;
- The first official show writing projects she did;
- How she connected with Adam—it was a very interesting series of events;
- Some of the other things she does besides show writing, like casting, directing, and voice work.
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