Chris Smith is a lifelong musician, designer and performer. He graduated with a BA in technical theater, with an emphasis in light design, from Christopher Newport University in 2007. Since then he has helped to create countless productions around the Richmond/Newport News Virginia area, with highlights of past lighting projects including My Chemical Romance and Yanni. Chris also performed as a percussionist in the most popular shows at Busch Gardens Williamsburg for over 10 years while also touring the world with one of the top Celtic rock bands 'The American Rogues.' Colony Point Creative is the culmination of all of Chris's education and experiences, which has lead him to this point of being able to conceive and create amazing productions that are not only entertaining to watch, but are enjoyable to be a part of.
Scott started Irish dancing at the age of 6 at the O’Shea-Chaplin Academy of Irish Dance in Boston, MA. Taught by the world renowned Rita O’Shea and her daughter, Lisa Chaplin, Scott went on to win many titles, including eight New England Championships, the North American Championships, the Great Britain Championships, and most notably he became the men’s World Champion of Irish Dance in 2009. He made his professional debut in 2005 with the North American tour of Riverdance. Scott has performed with Riverdance, Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance, Busch Gardens and countless other productions all over the world. Scott's lifelong dream of starting his own show came to life in 2014 as he co-created, choreographed, and starred in Rockin’ Road to Dublin. Scott is proud to be one of the Executive Directors of Colony Point Creative and is thrilled to keep creating for years to come.
Richard Smith serves as COO for Colony Point Creative and owns RMS Productions. One of the co-founders of the national car retailer CarMax, from which he retired in 2014, Richard founded RMS Productions a company focused on business management, financing, and logistical support for musical theater productions. As lead producer for Rockin’ Road to Dublin and Christmas In Killarney, he brings his 30+ years of management experience to bear on scheduling, routing, contracting, and executing large nationwide tours.
Chief Operating Officer
Director of Marketing and Merchandise
Ever since Jason can remember he has been expressing himself creatively in a variety of mediums from artwork to acting. After receiving a BA in Creative Advertising from Virginia Commonwealth University, he created and fabricated clothing and merchandise for multiple brands based out of Richmond VA. He has also consecutively been working as a freelancer, specializing in graphic design, branding and advertising while developing an audio drama to be released later this year.
Partners we have collaborated with
Jeff Whiting - Broadway Director and Owner of Open Jar Institute
Jason Ardizzone - West Emmy Award winning Set Designer for TV (Jesus Christ Superstar) and Broadway
Carolyn Wong - Broadway Light Designer
Aaron Porter - Broadway Light Designer
Gary Lensenmayer - Music Arranger and Chief Creative Office/Music Technology Coordinator at Minerd Music Works
Bryan White - Entertainment Experience Development, Major Int'l Cruise Line
Justin Mabry - Owner of JM Music Design LLC
Brian Doherty - Photographer and Videographer, www.briandohertyphoto.com
Colony Point Creative's main facility is located just outside of Williamsburg VA. Using all the aspects our facility has to offer, we can provide and create all assets needed for any production. Our creative studio includes:
Prop and Costume Shop