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Mari Cataldo

Disneyland Resort
Senior Manager, Technical Direction & Design
As senior manager, Technical Direction & Design, at Disneyland Resort, Mari Cataldo leads the west coast Disney Live Entertainment team of technical directors and designers who bring to life Disney’s most iconic parades, shows, fireworks, and spectaculars. Mari started her Disney career in 2009 as a stage technician at Disneyland Resort, installing and integrating the nighttime spectacular “World of Color.” Her extensive knowledge and background in automation and show control systems led to an assignment integrating a new, park-wide control system for Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort in 2014. Over the years, Mari has worked on a variety of projects across Disney’s theme parks and resorts including Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, Shanghai Disney Resort expansion, and park-wide control system designs for Shanghai Disneyland, Disneyland Paris, and Tokyo Disney Resort. Most recently, Mari contributed her talent and expertise to the development of “Believe! Sea of Dreams,” the newest nighttime spectacular at Tokyo DisneySea.

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