Creative Team

Gail Davies, President

Gail Davies

Gail Davies was born and raised in England, diligently studying ballet, tap and jazz. She began her career doing pantomimes and traveling with various musicals, and in the late 80xs migrated to Las Vegas, Nevada.

Gail's client list reads like an international who's who. For Disney she choreographed the Emmy nominated Super Bowl 2000 Half Time Show in Atlanta. Gail was Co-Director & Choreographer for the 2002 Paralympics Winter Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies, which won an Emmy Award for Best Direction, Daytime Programming. She choreographed for Berlin's famed Friedrichstadtpalast, as well as the Heineken Night Live Pop Concert with British director Anthony Van Laast to a live audience of 20,000 in Holland.

During her time in Holland, she solidified a connection with Stage Entertainment, working with Hans Klok, choreographing and directing his Las Vegas show at Planet Hollywood with Pamela Anderson and his current hit European tour.

She directs and choreographs multi-million dollar productions around the world. She is in high demand as she can discuss issues covering the full realm of stage production.

Adolf Von Spee, Costumes

Adolf is an artist in the truest sense of the word. He has the artistic ability to draw his visions in exquisite color and detail. He can design for large and small scale shows. He can pick the fabric, cut it, sew it, embroider it, bead it, color it or whatever the imagination can imagine.

He has dressed many celebrities, including Diana Ross, Cher, Patti Labelle, Donna Summer, Celia Cruz, David Copperfield, Joan Rivers and Wayne Newton just to name a few. He has experience in television working on the set of the hit TV show Hart to Hart with Robert Wagner and Stephanie Powers. He has worked backstage in just about every showroom in Las Vegas and in many around the world.

Adolf and Gail have been friends for over 20 years, first working together in La Cage at the Riviera in Las Vegas. They have collaborated from the beginning from showcases, to cruise ship shows and the largest galas that one can imagine.

Adolf shows no signs of slowing down. On every job he is there from the beginning planning stages of the creative team meetings all the way through opening night, becoming invaluable to the performers, the staff and especially, to the producers.

Emma Poole, Creative Assistant

Emma Poole has showbiz experience way beyond her years. Well versed in all genres of dance from tap to point, jazz, ballet, contemporary and pas de deux. Emma is well versed in musical theatre and is a talented singer as well.

In most of the many shows which Emma has performed in, she has been called upon to be dance captain, lead dancer or company manager. She has worked in these duties for CBG Inc in many productions. Emma has trained the casts aboard the Asuka II, showing her skills in teaching, choreography, and company management. Her leadership skills are no surprise due to her confidence, charisma and clear communication.

Debra Davey, Production Manager, Worldwide

Debra is Canadian born where she was ballet trained and performed with "Les Ballets Jazz" in Montreal. Her career has encompassed many facets of the entertainment field ranging from performance, choreography, staging and company. management. She has worked in Las Vegas with the "Lance Burton Magic Show" and as Production Mgr. for the "Copacabana" show at the Rio Hotel & Casino. She toured as Co. Mgr. with "Spellbound" internationally. Debra worked with Entertainment shoreside and aboard ship for several cruise lines including RCCL, NCL & Cunard. Her credits have amassed internationally both on land and at sea. She works hard to be an asset to the CBG, Inc Team.

Kelly Black, Production Assistant, UK

Kelly has been working as a dancer professionally for the last decade. She has performed in many different aspects of show business from touring companies, pantomimes, casino’s, cooperate, and Cruise Ships. Her dedication and hard work finally paid off as she began to find herself working as Dance Captain and Company Manager for various companies. Kelly began working as a dancer for CBG on the Asuka II and most recently assisted in the teaching and set up of the company’s newest project. Working on both sides and her love of the choreography allows Kelly to understand and assist the performer to achieve the highest standard, which CBG is known for.

Cheryl Heuston, Production Assistant, UK

Cheryl Heuston is from Swindon in the UK. She trained at The London Studio Centre, majoring in Jazz dance and touring with the company in 2004.

Since graduating Cheryl has worked as a dancer in several Pantomimes, Hair Shows, Cooperate events, Commercials, Magic shows, Cabarets and on several ships for CBG and Hire Notes.

Cheryl has also worked as a dance captain, company manager, choreographer and teaching assistant for several companies within the UK and abroad.

Gene Sironen, Musical Director

Gene has been producing and arranging music for singers and shows for over 30 years. His work can be heard in shows such as, Legends in Concert and The World's Greatest Magic Show.

As a performer, Gene has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with; jazz great, Check Corea; jazz vocalist, Gayle Moran Corea; country legend, Kenny Rogers; singer/songwriter, David Pomeranz; Righteous Brother, Bill Medley; Australian singing sensation, Kate Cebrano; Celestial Navigations; amazing vocalist, Raven Kane; arranger extraordinaire, David Campbell; and others.

Growing up in Grand Rapids, MI, and moving to Las Vegas in 1978, Gene played Trombone, Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Tuba, Flute and Keys. He just kept adapting to the situation. Whatever was needed and wanted. In fact, he still plays them all! Gene performed many years with his singing partner, Doug Masters, doing a "Tribute To The Righteous Brothers." They had the opportunity to honor Bill Medley recently with a performance, as he received the 1st "Louis Prima Award" in Las Vegas.

Ryuji Segami, Lighting

Ryuji Segami lives in Yokohama, Japan. He is well versed in all areas of stage production, but took a particular interest in lighting design. He is familiar and has worked with all of the various lighting consoles in use today. His skills are unique in that he is equally comfortable lighting a rock concert or an intimate cabaret night club.

Gail met Segami while producing shows aboard NYKC's Asuka II 5 star luxury cruise ship. Segami assisted Gail's lighting director to interface with the equipment aboard the ship, and Gail quickly recognized his keen eye. On her next production, Gail contracted Segami to do the lighting. The results were extraordinary and very artistic. His lighting can be seen in many of the videos on this website.

Buzz Wolfe - Digital Media

Buzz is a showbiz veteran, studying dance in New York City before moving to Vegas in 1986, where he performed in many shows on the Las Vegas strip. He brings his show business experience to the art of video production. He has been a local favorite among theatrical artists because his sense of musical timing and eye for creative concepts saves them hours of time in the editing process.

Buzz Wolfe has been President/Chief Production Manager at Sundance Video in Las Vegas for the past 20 years. Demand for his ample skills in producing, directing, writing, editing and Website design and management have been the key to Sundance Video’s continual growth.

His intimate knowledge of every aspect of video & multi-media production, combined with his pleasant, upbeat personality and strong sense of commitment and responsibility, make him a perfect choice to oversee our many production departments.

Bob & Shelly North, Set Design

Splashes Creative Services has been in business in Las Vegas since 1994. Co-owners Bob & Shelly North specialize in large scale theatrical props, backdrops and various other scenic elements. They also produce magic Illusions, museum displays, casino decor, and custom fabrication. Their 12,000 services a large clientele that includes top performers from Las Vegas and around the world. They have worked with Gail on many projects.

Philip Ostheimer, Stage Manager

Philip Ostheimer

Philip has been a working production stage manager for the past 5 years. 'Beauty And The Beast' in Oberhausen, 'Faster Then Magic - Tour' in Germany & Holland, 'The Beauty Of Magic' in Las Vegas, ASUKA II & Crystal Serenity - cruise ships, 'Blue Men Group' in Amsterdam and 'The Beauty Of Magic - Tour' in Germany & Holland are the shows/jobs just in the last 3 years.

From August, 2008, Philip will be in Moscow working on 'Beauty And The Beast' as production stage manager. Philip worked with Gail and CBG Productions on the Hans Klok, Beauty of Magic shows in Las Vegas and Europe, as well as on the Asuka II.