And the Thea Goes to...
Congratulations to all of the 27th Annual Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) Thea Awards recipients from across the globe!
We especially would like to congratulate our partners at Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI), as well as Dr. Jane Goodall and Bill Wallhauer from the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI). Both WDI and JGI were bestowed with the honor of receiving the Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement for 2021.
The Oscars of the themed entertainment industry, the Thea Awards are regarded as the industry’s highest honor and a symbol of excellence.
2021 THEA Awards For Outstanding Achievement: AOA Projects
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance
Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway
Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall
These projects not only pushed the boundaries of technology, but embody the essence of storytelling.
AOA is proud and honored to have played pivotal roles in bringing these award-winning projects to life. We would like to thank our incredibly talented team of Show Set Designers, Thematic Artist, Construction Managers, and Technical Directors who helped create these worlds of wonder and inspiration.
AOA is honored to have had a hand in many other award-winning projects.
THEMED ENTERTAINMENT ASSOCIATION AWARDS
2020 Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge - Show Set Design and Technical Direction
2019 Volcano Bay - Project Management
2018 Frozen Ever After - Field Art Direction and Technical Direction
2018 Avatar Flight of Passage - Field Art Direction and Technical Direction
2017 Shanghai Disneyland - Project Management and Technical Direction
2017 Pirates of the Caribbean: Battle of the Sunken Treasure - Project Management
2017 Pandora - The World of Avatar - Field Direction and Technical Direction
2015 The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Diagon Alley - Theatrical Design and Production Lead
2015 Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts - Special Effects Design and Production
2011 Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey - Special Effects Design and Production
2011 The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Hogsmeade - Special Effects Design and Production
2007 Expedition Everest - Theatrical Design and Production Lead
2005 Mission: SPACE - Project Management
2005 Lucky the Dinosaur - Theatrical Design and Production Lead
2001 Millennium Village Experience - Project Management
2000 Animator's Palate - Production Design and Manager
2000 Test Track Presented by GM - Theatrical Design and Production Lead
1999 Animal Kingdom - Theatrical Design and Production Lead
1998 Encounter Restaurant at LAX - Theatrical Design and Production Lead
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