CenterLane Attractions is uniquely qualified to produce, plan, manage, and execute successful and profitable live performance events and tours worldwide. CenterLane has 28 years of experience in the touring show business, and has extensive contacts with facility managers, promoters, booking agents, entertainment companies, tour managers, operations personnel, advertising agencies, artist agents, and producers in North America, Europe, Latin America, Australia, Asia, and the Middle East.
The principal behind CenterLane Attractions is Gary W. Lane. His experience includes six years of managing, booking and contracting tours in North America including Disney on Ice, Ringling Bros & Barnum and Bailey Circus, Sesame Street Live, Bear in the Big Blue House, Grease the musical, The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Smokey Joe’s Café, Chicago the Musical, Dragon Tales Live, and Goosebumps Live. His International experience is in booking, contracting, and marketing for multiple tours of Disney on Ice, Sesame Street Live, and Bear in the Big Blue House.
In addition, for eight years, Gary was Managing Director of all of the sports and entertainment facilities in Denver, Colorado. He was responsible for the management, booking, operations, and marketing for eight separate entertainment and exhibit venues, featuring all types of sports and entertainment events. (McNichols Sports Arena, Buell Theatre, Auditorium Theatre, Boettcher Concert Hall, Red Rocks outdoor amphitheatre, Denver Coliseum, Currigan Expo Hall, and the Colorado Convention Center). Primary clients and teams included the NHL, NBA, Colorado Symphony, Colorado Ballet, the Denver Center for Performing Arts, Opera Colorado, US Olympic Committee, Arena Football League, National Western Stock Show, and Fey Concert Company.
Before his venue management tenure, Gary was a marketing director and road promoter in North America for Ice Follies, Holiday on Ice, Disney on Ice, and Ringling Bros & Barnum and Bailey Circus. He also has also been a marketing and sales executive for two National Hockey League franchises in the US, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Colorado Rockies (now the New Jersey Devils).