Geoff Short is a marketing and entertainment specialist, performer and music producer.  As a Marketing Manager for Chauvet Lighting he developed and hosts both CHAUVET DJ Academy as well as the Gig Lab  and Thursday Vids video series offering live performance and entertainment planning and lighting advice to viewers worldwide. Geoff also presents seminars and other entertainment educational opportunities for mobile entertainers throughout the country.  He has  written and directed short horror films an as innovative way to market and promote lighting products and effects during the Halloween season.  Geoff oversees the social media presence of the Chauvet DJ brand of lighting products and generates digital content and creative advertising copy.  Previously Geoff was the Sales and Promotions Manager of Cleveland Music Group where he developed and sold live music entertainment services and collaborated with clients to plan special event entertainment needs using his in-depth knowledge of special event entertainment and production services.
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Geoff has also spent a lifetime involved in the performing arts as a singer, actor, director and songwriter. He has performed and directed in musical theatre, pop groups and other performing groups. Geoff produced the 4-year theater video documentary series “STAGES: Stories of the BW Music Theater Program” for Baldwin-Wallace University and “Call-Back”-  promotional and documentary videos for Cleveland and South Florida area theatre groups.

Directing credits

Recent onstage credits: Jekyll & Hyde (Utterson), Marquee Theatre CompanyBig Fish (Dr. Bennett), Slow Burn Theatre CompanyLittle Shop of Horrors (Audrey II), Slow Burn Theatre Company, Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson (John C. Calhoun), Outre' Theatre Company, Les Miserables (Javert) Pembroke Pines Theatre of the Performing Arts,  Jekyll & Hyde (The  Bishop of Basingstoke) Andrews Living Arts, Ragtime (Coalhouse Walker, Jr.), Near West TheatreBlue Door (Lewis), Dobama TheaterThe World Goes Round, BTOTS,  Five Guys Named Moe (Big Moe), Beck Center & Cassidy Theatre  productions of Godspell, Carousel (Billy Bigelow), Ain't Misbehavin'Ragtime (Coalhouse), and Cats (Old Deuteronomy). Geoff also appeared in the Cleveland Playhouse Club cabaret Motown!  

Geoff has been the co-host and co-writer/producer of the weekly on-air television segment Cheap Date seen on WKYC TV3 (Cleveland). 

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