About

animate-it-production-shotDan Colman Creative Limited was established to consolidate the producing work of Dan Colman in theatrical and live entertainment.

In addition to extensive experience across family & general entertainment markets the company is recognised as the leading UK Producer of live Family Science Entertainment shows.

With a background in West End and Arena producing, the company develops new Intellectual Properties, Formats and Shows and offers Creative Production services across the Live Entertainment sector.

Dan Colman specialises in producing Family Entertainment, Shows and Experiences and with three Olivier Awards for Best Entertainment has established a track record as a producer of quality, immersive entertainment that engages, inspires and entertains.

NODDY201204-670As a Creative Production company, Dan Colman Creative Limited works closely with a wide range of global creative partners from brand owners to visitor attractions, writers to scientists and focuses on how to reach new audiences by developing scalable and flexible innovative live theatrical formats and new live distribution platforms.

In the UK, the shows and experiences have now been seen by audiences in excess of 3.5 million in theatres, across arenas, exhibitions halls, holiday resorts and festivals and internationally shows have played in Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America and the Middle East.

Dan Colman Creative Limited works with a very wide base of talented and dedicated professionals bringing together some of the best creative and productions expertise in the entertainment industry and science engagement and who between them work on every scale and genre of live events.

BrainiacDan Colman Creative Limited works with brand owners to create live theatrical shows that maintain the integrity of the brand whilst creating memorable, immersive and engaging live experiences. Working directly with our writers, directors, designers, production managers, performers and science communicators the company is experienced at creating quality productions and live format that can be scaled to a variety of different type of venues to allow them to travel internationally across different cultures and languages.

The company offers the full range of Creative & Production services that are required to develop, produce and manage global shows and experiences.

Dan-Colman,-Fifi-&-Peppa-Pig-1Dan Colman has spent over twenty five years as a Creative Theatrical & Live Entertainment Producer from the early tours of the Reduced Shakespeare Company, to the original Olivier Award winning West End productions Slava’s Snowshow and the Right Size through to the market defining Arena tours of Tweenies Live! and Thomas the Tank Engine.

Dan Colman is the Original Producer of Brainiac Live!; Science Museum Live on Tour; Butlins Astonishing Science Weekend, Guinness World Record Officially Amazing Science Live; Dr Bunhead’s Recipes for Disaster; and Aardman’s Animate Live!Science of Animation.

From London to Sydney in 200 seat theatres to 15000 seat arenas, our productions have spanned every aspect of live entertainment.

Award winning productions produced by Dan Colman have included three Olivier Awards for Best Entertainment and the Wembley Arena Award For Best Family Entertainment.

Dan Colman additionally co-produces a number of West End & touring theatre shows with his long term West End producing partner Rupert Gavin for Incidental Colman.

Dan Colman is a member of the CPA – the Concert Promoters Association; UK Theatre and Incidental Colman are members of SOLT (Society of London Theatres).

Current Productions

  • Brainiac Live

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  • Shaun The Sheep

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  • Aardman Animate It

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  • Butlins Science Weekend

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