Joe L. Garrigo
“Lost Marbles President”
Beginning his career in interior and graphic design, Joe quickly left to join the entertainment world, studying drama and vocal training. A creative writer, composer, designer, director and producer, he has developed his career both offstage and onstage.
His onstage background as a performer was instrumental in teaching him ways and means to elicit emotions from and connect with an audience, which have been essential tools in the design of attractions and shows in theme park environments. His acting career includes leading roles in prominent productions like Les Misérables, Beauty and the Beast, Sweeney Todd, Candide, The Three Pennies Opera, and Man of la Mancha. He has recorded several musical albums and gigging touring though Europe, North and South America. Offstage background includes authoring and direction of two musicals: Jake & Elwood and Pinotxo and many other shows.
While CEO of Jolibud BCN, he created and developed a large number of event shows and below the line campaigns for the Omnicom Group and for a wide range of brands.
As for the parks field, he has design, production and directing credits for attractions and shows in La Atlantida, Port Aventura, and Warner Movie Park in Spain. He originated Micropolix, an award-winning immersive learning by playing 118,000 sq ft kids park concept, spending eight years as General Creative Director there, developing all manner of immersive attractions and other projects for the concept expansion around the world.
Now at Immersive Planet he is proud to bring an innovative view in design for projects around the world, leading the most creative, skilled, crazy and passionate team he has ever has the chance to work with.