Executive Vice President, ANIMAX

Michael Mattox


Michael Mattox



Always in the thick of the action, Michael was Director of Theatrical Services and Entertainment Operations at SeaWorld® San Diego before joining Victory Hill Exhibitions in 2015. He led a team of 149, which included crew operations, electronic services, technical production supervisors, theatrical maintenance, and media studios, as well as costume shop, wardrobe, and theming services.

Prior to that, Michael held the position of Operations Production Manager of the Cirque du Soleil® show “Mystère” at the Treasure Island Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas for seven years. Departments under his purview included wardrobe, rigging, audio, carpentry, automation, lighting, and props. His career in Las Vegas actually started off as Technical Director for the world premiere of the show “STORM” at Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, which prepared him to transition to Cirque du Soleil Inc. for the creation and installation of the show “KÀ”.

The professional stage of his touring career began with the VEE Corporation in Minneapolis, MN, as part of the “Sesame Street Live” international touring show, where he held multiple positions, including Technical Director, Head Rigger, and Carpenter.

At neon, Michael worked on exhibitions for the Avengers, Hunger Games, Jurassic and Transformers. These were delivered across prominent locations such as Las Vegas, Singapore, Taipei, Beijing, Moscow and Norrköping.

Notable projects include launching a modified version of a Jurassic exhibition within the confined environment of the Lotte Mall in Seoul. In contrast, Michael also delivered the largest Jurassic exhibition in Madrid which spanned a 2,600 square meter space.

In addition to industry work, Michael also devoted four years to develop and instruct two undergraduate/graduate-level courses at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for Entertainment Engineering and Theatre students. He holds a bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University and a master’s degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. In his free time he continues to mentor, coach, and motivate young adults in the entertainment industry, as well as support local and national organizations that serve the mentally and physically disabled community.






常に行動派、マイケルは2015年にVictory Hill Exhibitionsに参加する以前は、サンディエゴシーワールドにてシアトリカルサービスおよびエンターテインメントオペレーションのディレクターを務める。クルーの管理、エレクトリック関連、テクニカルプロダクション、劇場メンテナンス、メディアスタジオ、コスチュームショップ、衣装、テーマ サービス部門の149名のチームを指揮。

それ以前は、ラスベガスのトレジャーアイランドホテルアンドカジノで、シルクドゥソレイユのショー「Mystère」のプロダクションマネージャーを7年間務める。ここでの彼の管轄下にある部門は、衣装、リギング、オーディオ、大道 具、オートメーション、照明、および小道具であった。ラスベガスでの彼のキャリアは、マンダレーベイホテルアーカジノでのショー「STORM」のワールドプレミアのテクニカルディレクターとして実際に始まる。その経験により、シルクデゥソレイユのショー「KÀ」の製作と現場搬入のキャリアにつながる。

彼のツアリングステージショーのプロキャリアデビューは、ミネソタ州ミネアポリスにあるVEE Corporationから始まり、「セサミストリートライブ」国際ツアーショーの一環として、テクニカルディレクター、ヘッドリガー、カーペンターなど、複数の役職を歴任する。