As a creator of shows, events and entertainment solutions, Chris Manoe has worked worldwide as a Creative Director for 15 years. His work encompassing the Entertainment, Fashion, Media & Music industries.
He is founder of three successful UK based creative agencies: Dancers Inc., Singers Inc. & Agency105.
His agencies have been trail blazers in the form of their international work with celebrities such as Madonna, Elton John, Take That, Kylie, Pink, Janet Jackson, Michael Buble, Black eyed Peas, Girls Aloud, Cheryl Fernandes-Versini, Robbie Williams, Little Mix, Robin Thicke &
The X Factor, 2012 Olympics to name but a few.
Event clients have included: Jaguar/Land Rover, Toyota, Royal Bank of Scotland, HTC Mobile, Alliance & Leicester, IBM Nordic, Canon, MasterCard, L’Oreal, Vodafone, Marks & Spencer, Virgin, Stella McCartney, Nokia, Argent, Goldwell, GHD, Universal Pictures, BBC Worldwide, Superdrug, Boots & many more.
Chris has written, directed and conceived two West End Shows including the sell out dance spectacular ‘Revolution’ that starred Adam Garcia (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) and the straight play
‘The Pretender Agenda’ (Charing Cross Theatre) His other critically acclaimed work was ‘Solitary Confinement’ that enjoyed 5 star reviews when it debuted at The Kings Head Theatre, London, ‘Turning into Elvis’ at The Soho Theatre and the dark vaudeville piece, ‘MMXI – Live’ @ Sadlers Wells.
Chris produced the renowned Fashion Theatre at ‘Clothes Show Live’ for 3 years running at Birmingham NEC that plays to 6,500 people per hour, 7 times a day. He also produced ‘The Dance Show’ for two years incorporating the ‘Young Dancer of the Year’ awards.
He has released 3 coffee table books as Creative Director and Stylist and is currently producing his 4th, ‘The Rogues Gallery’ due for release in 2015. He produced & directed several fitness DVDs for Universal Pictures.
As producer he released ‘Singers Inc. Sessions Vol. 2’ in Feb 2014, following the success of Vol. 1. 2015 sees two new albums & an EP due for release.
The albums feature brand new covers of contemporary classics by the cream of the UK’s vocal talent.
After building, designing and managing his own events space in Covent Garden for the past 5 years, and working on No.1 campaigns with leading brands, Chris is delighted to work on ‘Judy – The Songbook of Judy Garland’ as director.
…Some of the most acutely observed performances to be seen on the London Fringe…’
What’s On ****
‘Entirely captivating, heavy with dark humour and pathos…’
‘This is talking heads for The X Generation…’
The Islington Express****
‘Manoe’s writing teases and cajoles he also directs with astonishing consistency and precision.’
‘Thank you again, it was truly amazing and again the comments I have received have been fantastic. You make our event such a success, here’s to 2015!!’
JLR – H.O.D
‘I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you all for your contribution in making Saturday’s Long Service event an incredible evening – everyone enjoyed themselves very much indeed.
Thanks again for all your hard work and I look forward to working with you all again very soon.’
JLR – Booker
‘Just to let you know that MasterCard thought the show was fantastic and was really impressed on the level of talent on the stage – really good feedback if you and us – so again thanks for your hard work and direction with it all!
I can’t find fault in anything!’
The Brit Awards 2014
‘I just wanted to say a massive thank you to you and your team. Feedback from everyone was brilliant. Couldn’t have gone better in our eyes! We can’t wait to work with you again!’
Artistic Director, Saks Hair & Beauty
“To say that some creatives are a tiny bit mad is an understatement.
Luckily they make up for it with breathtaking explosions of colour, heavenly sound and immortal, provoking stories that bury into our consciousness…
Mad or not, I’m proud to belong to this tribe…”Christopher Manoe