As a theatre arts educator, La Fleur has served as Professor of Theatre for Florida State University, Co-Director of the renowned Asolo Theatre Conservatory, Co-Director of Burt Reynolds’ Institute for Theatre Training, and is in demand for his informative performance and audition workshops by major entertainment and educational venues.
While residing in Las Vegas, he served as Artistic Coordinator for Celine Dion during the creation of her spectacular, “A New Day” at Caesar’s Palace.
He has served legendary Broadway directors, producers and performing artists for decades, including actor Burt Reynolds, Director Joshua Logan and recording artists Sarah Brightman and Celine Dion, and has worked with an impressive list of legendary celebrities that includes Ethel Merman, Dick Van Dyke, Alan Arkin, Marilu Henner, Charles Nelson Reilly, and many more.
He previously served the world-renowned Walt Disney Company and subsidiaries as an Imagineer in the US and Japan, originating record-breaking stage productions, and contributing to major television shows and special events.
He most recently completed a two-year role in Asia, serving as Artistic Director for Resorts World Sentosa, where he created and staged the multi-million dollar hit productions, “Voyage De La Vie” and “The Lightseeker”.
He also created The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, and served as one of the creative directors Islands of Adventure and several of his show creations.I see the State Theatre as far more than a “stage”, a place to present entertainment.It is our ambition, to create one of the nation’s most respected venues for performing and creative arts education.” In his new position, La Fleur will oversee several aspects of the revitalization.Off-Broadway and in regional theatre, he has made an indelible mark in critically acclaimed theatrical productions, musicals, outdoor festivals and corporate.
His creative work on “The Glow-In-The-Park Parade”, has been seen by millions, and continues to draw ecstatic crowds to Six Flags Parks around the world.Under La Fleur’s direction, the organization plans to actively restore the theatre as a vital organization to the Stoughton community.