Michael Sprout

Michael joined WED Enterprises, later Walt Disney Imagineering, in 1981 as a Show Programmer working with Audio-Animatronics figures for Tokyo Disneyland and EPCOT. He made the transition to Show Design in 1983 as a writer and programmer for the Country Bear Christmas Special for both Disneyland and the Walt Disney World Resort’s Magic Kingdom. Since that time, he was involved in the concept, development, script writing, and installation of attractions for Walt Disney Studio Park in Paris (Toon Studio, Crush’s Coaster, Cars Quatre Roues Rallye), The Disney-MGM Studios (SuperStar Television; The Great Movie Ride; The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror) Tokyo DisneySea (StormRider, The Magic Lamp Theater, Tower of Terror), and Disney’s California Adventure Park (Mission Tortilla, Boudin Bakery, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror). Just prior to his retirement, in 2015, he contributed to the Fantasyland expansion for the Magic Kingdom, Shanghai Disneyland Fantasyland, and the Jungle Cruise enhancement for Tokyo Disneyland.