Meet Our Team

Marguerite Scott

President and Creative Producer

Marguerite prides herself in delivering entertainment on time and within budget; working with creative teams, corporate personnel, logistics providers, and entertainment staff of all levels.

 

A former dancer, performer, and choreographer, Marguerite has worked throughout Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas.  In 1990, Marguerite joined Royal Caribbean Cruise Line (RCCL) as Production Manager.  Her talent and work ethic continued to propel her into corporate positions in such areas as Purchasing, Logistics, Entertainment Operations, and Architectural Operations for RCCL.

 

In 2005 she formed Marguerite Scott Entertainment and secured Royal Caribbean Cruise Line as her first client. MSE has since developed and implemented 19 different productions that are now showing on 43 ships across three major cruise lines.

Celestine Eagle

Creative Director

South African-born Celestine Eagle grew up in Australia where she started and has enjoyed a rewarding career as a professional dancer, well-respected choreographer, “first call” creative director and sought-after instructor for the past three decades.

Celestine has directed, created and performed in stage productions, theatrical and television shows, commercials, music videos, fashion parades and various dance events internationally in Australia, Asia and North America.

Celestine’s success within the entertainment industry, stage productions and creative arts has brought her to dance, choreograph and create in more than 30 countries across the globe.

As the creative director for a U.S.-based production company, Celestine has produced choreographic works for Disney Entertainment, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruise Lines and many well-known corporations and entertainment companies throughout America.

Recently a Canadian resident, Celestine has brought her teaching experience from the past 20+ years of classical ballet, jazz, Broadway, musical theatre, commercial and modern dance, and has created the innovative, current and industry-driven Dance – Performance diploma program at Centennial College.

Deby Holmes

Creative Director

Deby’s career spans over 35 years in many aspects of the entertainment business -

Performing, teaching, choreographing & directing in: stage, television, cabaret &

musical theatre, in venues all over the world - Spain, Japan, United Kingdom, Monte

Carlo and the USA. Living in the USA for 15 years, Deby was resident Rehearsal

Director & Choreographer with Royal Caribbean International for 11 years, directing

more than 22 shows.

Career highlights were performing as a ‘Rockette’ in the world famous Radio City

Christmas Spectacular and a National US tour with ‘Chicago, the Musical’.

Creating/choreographing/directing with Marguerite Scott Entertainment (Fl, USA), their

original interactive shows & events are currently running on Celebrity Cruises:

Silhouette, Equinox, Eclipse, Solstice, Infinity, Millennium & Constellation, on Norwegian

Cruise Lines Epic, Gem & Jewel and on Royal Caribbean’s Oasis, Mariner, Voyager,

Explorer and Adventure of the Seas.

Deby is currently Head of Dance at the Principal Academy of Dance & Theatre Arts &

teaches adults Advanced Jazz & Beginner Broadway Jazz at The Dance Workshop and

children & teens at the Kerry DeCorsey Dance Gallery.

Deby has just recently become a talent agent with the launch of “KRAVE perth dance

agency”

Jeff Taveggia

Co-Producer

Jeff brings a lifetime of comedy and variety to the table. As a touring artist he has appeared around the world with his show "Juggling & Other Bad Habits"

His creative physical comedy ideas have been featured on America's Got Talent, The Late Show with David Letterman and The Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus.

Dean Lyon

Creative Technologist

 Dean is a world-renowned visual effects creator and computer graphics innovator with 30+ years’ experience in collaborating with cutting edge directors, motion picture studios, production companies, post-production facilities and technology developers throughout the world.

 

He is passionate about the creative use of technology to transform the art of visual story-telling, and is regarded as a futurist by colleagues within the industry.

 

Dean's career has included roles as CEO, Producer, Artist, and Inventor, working on motion pictures, music videos, theme park attractions, live stage productions and virtual reality. He has worked on 100’s of international television commercials and 50+ feature films including ‘Armageddon’, ‘Independence Day’, ‘Air Force One’ and the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy where he received credit as a Visual Effects Supervisor.

Dean is the CEO of Splinter Studios. Splinter Studios is a next-generation visual effects-oriented production & post-production company dedicated to expanding the independent film industry.

Leigh Nightingale

Marketing Strategy

 An award-winning data driven marketing professional, Leigh has 20 years’ experience creating and implementing sales and marketing strategies for tech-savvy and creative international businesses.

An innovative professional with keen ability for identifying and introducing new technologies, web applications and marketing tools to enhance marketing and sales capabilities and performance in line with overall business objectives and projected outcomes.

Passionate about the arts and entertainment sector, Leigh currently sits on the Advisory Board of The 2017 Boone Film Festival and is Marketing and Development Chair for the Florida Day of the Dead Festival.

Elisa James

Vocal Coaching

Elisa James began her performance career at 12 years old in Australia as a cast member of The Johnny Young Talent School’s “Young Company” which performed all over Sydney in theatre shows, on cruise ships, TV & film productions and shopping centre shows.

 

During the 80’s and early 90’s she sang and MC’d her way around the Sydney Club scene where she was singing, presenting or MC’ing at between four to seven gigs a week. Elisa was also an in-demand jingle singer and voice-over artist for radio and TV and spent many hours laying vocal tracks for either a new TV Commercial or as a session singer for the newest pop star. 

Elisa’s career then took her on a twenty-year jaunt overseas – first to Europe for many years where she performed and toured with Pop artists as a session singer and songwriter, then became a Cabaret act on luxury cruise ships all over the world. Her final stop was the USA in 2005 where she lived for many years performing Theatre, Cabaret, T.V Commercials, Corporate training films and short films before heading back to Australia again. 

Elisa is now a full-time Voice and Presentation Coach based in QLD with a Master’s Degree in Voice Production. Her clients include singers and actors in in the USA and Australia, DJ’s, News Presenters, Motivational Speakers, Life Coaches, Dancers, Actors, Voice-Over Artists, Business coaches and many more. Elisa teaches online courses and private sessions via Skype/Zoom and in-person workshops and seminars for all professional voice users. 

David Scott

Musical Editor

Dave grew up around music as his grandmother and mother both played piano so there was always one in the house.  Started playing music at the age of 10 years old, wanting to take up the saxophone but went with drums because a pad and drumsticks were cheaper than a Saxophone for his parents!  Little did they know the amount of noise that would be coming out of his bedroom for years to come! David became a member of the grade and middle school stage band until graduation.  Studied classical music, piano, voice  and theory in college.  After college, he went on to graduate with a graphic arts degree and worked in the advertising world for 5 years then decided that music was in his blood and joined a traveling band that played all over the world.  Did a short 3 year stint as a freelance production/technical systems supervisor for Royal Caribbean cruise David currently works out of his own studio composing and producing music for various media productions (CIRQUE, RCCL, NCL Reel Media, MSE, etc.), TV and Film as well as playing drums, keys and vocals in a traveling corporate band!

Pam Barraclaugh

Human Resources

Pam is a senior level Human Resources Professional with proven abilities and a broad record of accomplishments in complex and demanding enterprises.  Extensive experience with a billion-dollar foreign owned international company in a highly technical environment.  SPHR certified and highly versatile in key functional HR areas, including Staffing, Training and Development, Performance Management, Compensation, and Human Resources Information Systems.  Maintains an in-depth understanding of the business initiatives coupled with strategic human capital needs.  Ability to assemble talented teams, create effective recruiting plans, coupled with strong problem-solving skills.

Maria Christina Vieira

Costume Designer

Cristina is a multicultural creative fashion and costume designer with over 10 years of experience in fashion, theater, dance and film. She currently works for a multinational fashion company on both in-house and private labels. as a costume designer she's worked on numerous shows for different cruise lines, TV production and dance companies, as well as collaborating on independent creative projects.

Risa Worrow

Bookkeeper

Jeremy Gaynor

Accountant
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