The new DISNEY PAINT THE NIGHT spectacular will bring bright color to light up the evenings at Hong Kong Disneyland starting October 1, 2014. To help drum up excitement, Disney released new concept art for the floats and costumes that showcase the colorful LED spectacle that will be put on display.
The parade will begin with Tinker Bell and also feature Lightning McQueen from “Cars,” Sulley and Mike from “Monsters, Inc.,” Belle from “Beauty & the Beast,” Ariel from “The Little Mermaid” and Woody and Buzz from “Toy Story”, and of course: Mickey Mouse, who takes center stage!
As so many show concepts do as of late the concept here will begin with Mickey’s magical paintbrush which brings the colorful world to life with over 80 performers and what Disney promises to be the “latest in LED lighting technology.”
Full press release below.
The Brand New “Disney Paint the Night” will debut on October 1, 2014. The Cast is ready to put on the best performance yet!
(Hong Kong, July 15, 2014) The brand new “Disney Paint the Night”nighttime spectacular will debut on October 1, 2014. Our Imagineers unleash their creativity to illuminate the night through the use of the latest state-of-the-art lighting technology. Cast Members are getting ready to perform with one-of-a-kind lighting elements to showcase Disney’s nighttime dimension and bring a never-before-seen dance party to our Guests.
Nighttime Spectacular to unveil Disney’s new dimension at night
The energetic nighttime entertainment will kick off with a brand-new“Disney Paint the Night” at Hong Kong Disneyland. The latest in LED lighting technology, magical story-telling, delightful music and dynamic dance will come together as part of an audience interactive experience that together, reimagines the new dimension of Disney in the dark for our guests.
“Disneyland’s nighttime parades have been around for four decades, and the creative team keeps developing and looking for the best concepts and ideas for creating new electric parades. We’ve created an all-new ‘Disney Paint the Night’ – which will change Hong Kong Disneyland’s nighttime landscape for ever more. Guests will be immersed in an outdoor evening dance party, during which they will experience an exciting new side of Hong Kong Disneyland,” said Randy Wojcik, Senior Show Director of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Creative Entertainment. “The story will begin with Mickey’s magical paintbrush.”
Boundless creativity brings seven unique Disney stories
With the wave of Mickey’s magical paintbrush, “Disney Paint the Night” brings you seven unique themed units to experience the glowing and kinetic evening entertainment with our effervescent Cast Members’ performance. A number of our Disney friends will join this exciting dance party: Tinker Bell will take the lead by sprinkling her scintillating pixie dust to illuminate the night at Hong Kong Disneyland. Other favorite Disney and Disney • Pixar friends, including Lightning McQueen from “Cars,” Sulley and Mike from “Monsters, Inc.,” Belle from “Beauty & the Beast,” Ariel from “The Little Mermaid” and Woody and Buzz from “Toy Story”, as well as our beloved Mickey, who takes center stage!
Cast Members are ready to bring the best performance yet!
To bring the never-before-seen nighttime entertainment to our guests, our Cast Members are getting ready to enhance their performance skills, dance moves and lighting technology know-how. Over 80 talented performers have spent over 3 months training with a variety of kinetic lighting props that will be used for the first time at Hong Kong Disneyland. It is also the first time Hong Kong Disneyland features female stilt walkers in a parade.
The brand-new “Disney Paint the Night” is a nighttime entertainment experience that cannot be missed. It will transform Hong Kong Disneyland with fantastic visions that come to “light” the streets every night!