Jules Lauve joins the ESTA board
March 22, 2010
Jules Lauve, associate at Theatre Projects, has been elected Professional Services Director on the board of directors for the Entertainment Services & Technology Association (ESTA).
With over 30 years in the entertainment industry, Jules brings a unique perspective to our clients. His responsibilities at Theatre Projects include project management, theatre design, design of performance equipment systems, and advice on facility management and operations.
Jules came to Theatre Projects from Las Vegas where he produced, managed, and represented entertainment productions for numerous clients. From 1993 to 1999, Jules was director of entertainment for the Treasure Island Casino Hotel, serving as the primary liaison with Cirque du Soleil's Mystère and the managing producer for the fiery Buccaneer Bay Sea Battle. Prior to that, he was the stage manager at the Mirage Hotel where he contributed greatly to the success of the Las Vegas high-tech spectacle, Siegfried & Roy. Outside of Vegas, Jules has an extensive background in scenery and lighting design for opera, ballet, and large touring productions.
Jules was a principal member of the National Fire Protection Association's Special Effects Technical Committee responsible for NFPA standards 160 and 1126, respectively, "Flame Effects Before an Audience" and "Pyrotechnics Before a Proximate Audience." He also served on the board of directors of Flame Service Company of Nevada. He is an active lighting designer for opera.
The Entertainment Services & Technology Association (ESTA), is the trade association for the entertainment services and technology industry in North America. We are in the business of making our members better informed, better connected, safer, and more profitable. ESTA members include companies and organizations that provide products and services to the world of show business.