Christopher Laue is an Emmy nominated and Telly Award winning Executive Producer. Most recently he served as Executive Producer of the 2019 Rose Parade Opening Spectacular and Grand Finale, the Mazda 2018 Grassroots Tour, the 2018, 2017 and 2016 Mazda Dealer Brand Summits, the Invictus Games Orlando 2016 Opening and Closing Ceremonies, the Lima 2019 Handover Segment at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games, the Los Angeles Music Center 50th Anniversary Spectacular and the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Veracruz 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games.
Christopher Laue began his professional career in the entertainment industry in 1986 producing summer stock and ballet theatre in the panhandle of Texas. He went on to gain an unusually broad range of experience in all aspects of live production with some of today’s top entertainment and corporate productions firms.
Over the years Christopher completed such projects as the Disneyland’s Main Street Hop street show, Main Street Electrical Parade, 35th Anniversary Party Gras street show, Disneyland “Mountains Of Fun” National Tour, Disney’s Symphonic Fantasy National Tour, the Pocahontas Animation Discovery Adventure National Tour along with scores of Fortune 500 corporate shows and events.
He has developed and executed some of the world’s highest profile public events including Super Bowl XXXI Halftime Show, the 1999 Special Olympics World Summer Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies (ABC), the 2000 Winter Goodwill Games Opening Ceremony (PBS), the Salt Lake 2002 Paralympic Winter Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies (NBC) for which he received a Daytime Emmy nomination and the ATHENS 2004 Olympic Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
Christopher spent the first half of 2007 in Rio de Janeiro producing the Emmy winning Opening and Closing Ceremonies for the Rio 2007 Pan American Games following which he served as Director of Production for Rio 2016’s Olympic Bid campaign including the final IOC presentation leading to Rio’s historic win in Copenhagen.
He served as Creative Producer/Director for “LiveCity Vancouver,” the City’s Live Sites for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and Joint Chief Operating Officer of London 2012 Ceremonies Limited, the production company that delivered the Ceremonies of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.