Why VStar?

VStar Entertainment Group has a 37-year history of success as a live entertainment and event production company, creating interactive entertainment experiences, custom experiential, sports and museum exhibits for leading brands around the globe. With broad internal expertise & capabilities housed within its dedicated fabrication and costume shops, VStar serves all aspects of a production, from concept to activation.

VStar is committed to providing each project with an unprecedented level of creativity and attention to detail to continually meet and exceed the expectations of clients and audiences alike. VStar takes great pride in its live entertainment and event production specialists who deliver the highest quality creativity and craftsmanship to our clients, in a collaborative and friendly atmosphere. Our Minneapolis- based production company provides the fabrication, promotion, marketing, booking, logistics – everything you require for your event to succeed; whether it will take place in the neighborhood or across the world.

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Live on Tour

Welcome to Dinosaur Time Trek: Shark Edition and Dinosaur Time Trek Dragon Edition, two all-new interactive experiences featuring hands-on family fun, which begin touring the U.S. in December 2017.

Calling all budding paleontologists, shark lovers and dragon enthusiasts! Welcome to Dinosaur Time Trek, two all-new interactive experiences featuring hands-on family fun, which begin touring the U.S. in December 2017. At Dinosaur Time Trek, you'll be transported through a special Time Lab where you can observe enormous prehistoric dinosaurs, track modern day sharks in real-time, or glimpse mythological, magical dragons.

PAW Patrol Live! sets sail with a new pirate adventure!

X barks the spot in the new tour PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure!” It's Pirate Day in Adventure Bay, and Mayor Goodway is getting ready for a big celebration! But first, Ryder and his team of pirate pups must rescue Cap’n Turbot from a mysterious cavern. When they do, they also discover a secret pirate treasure map! The PAW Patrol set out over land and sea to find the treasure for Mayor Goodway’s celebration before Mayor Humdinger finds it first! The pups will need all paws on deck for this pirate adventure, including some help from the newest pup … Tracker!

PAW Patrol is on a roll with its hit live tour!

It's the day of the Great Adventure Bay Race between Adventure Bay’s Mayor Goodway and Foggy Bottom’s Mayor Humdinger, but Mayor Goodway is nowhere to be found. PAW Patrol to the rescue! Ryder summons Marshall, Chase, Skye, Rubble, Rocky, Zuma and Everest to help. The pups share many lessons for all ages as they make heroic rescues on their race to the finish line.

Cirque Dreams Logo

Cirque Productions and the Cirque Dreams Entertainment Brand, now in its 23rd year, has garnered the praise of critics around the country from USA Today, Associated Press and the New York Times to CNN, Today Show and Fox & Friends. Titles include Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy, Cirque Dreams Rocks, Cirque Dreams Holidaze, Cirque Dreams Unwrapped, Cirque Dreams Revealed, Cirque Dreams & Dinner and other distinctive productions.

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News

Track the VStar Entertainment news and notes plus news items from the world of live entertainment. Check back often and discover the latest about our live entertainment, event production and fabrication company!

Nickelodeon and VStar Entertainment Group Announce PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” to Set Sail Fall 2017; Tickets on Sale June 16 for First 17 Cities on North American Tour
June 12, 2017
X Barks the Spot in All-New Live Show Based on PAW Patrol, the Number-One Hit Preschool Series on All TV
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Sesame Street Live' producer will move to Fridley's Northern Stacks
April 21, 2017
VStar Entertainment, which produces the "Sesame Street Live" touring show, will move its operations to a newly built industrial site at Fridley’s Northern Stacks redevelopment.
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U.S. Cellular Elevates Engagement with Brewers Fans On and Off the Field
April 21, 2017
U.S. Cellular has stepped up to the plate in its 10th year as official wireless provider of the Milwaukee Brewers with new fan engagements at its U.S. Cellular Power Playground activation and a microsite, uscellularbrewersperks.com, that rewards customers with incentives throughout this year’s baseball season.
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Venues Today: VStar Buys Cirque Productions
January 10, 2017
VStar Entertainment Group (VStar), which owns the Sesame Street Live! brand and other family-friendly shows such as Paw Patrol Live! and Discover the Dinosaurs Unleashed has acquired South Florida-based Cirque Productions, which produces the Cirque Dreams brand of colorful, high-flying family-oriented stage shows. Full Story: http://bit.ly/2ifDRyg
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VStar Entertainment Group Adds Cirque Productions, Famed Cirque Dreams Entertainment Brand to Its Expanding Live Family Entertainment Portfolio
January 5, 2017
 
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Sesame Street’s Sunny Days Bring Winter Warmth to Ottawa
December 9, 2016
Big Bird, Grover, Cookie Monster and Elmo are all about to step off the screen and onto the stage!
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'Sesame Street Live' originator Vince Egan dies at age 74
December 8, 2016
Vince Egan didn't have children, but he fathered a beloved, family-friendly show enjoyed by millions of young people.
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PAW Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue” is on a Roll with First Leg of U.S. Tour; International Tour to Kickoff in Canada, Australia and Mexico February 2017
November 19, 2016
VStar Entertainment Group and Nickelodeon share First Look at Show Photos  
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"PAW Patrol Live!" is Ready for Action in Minneapolis this Weekend
November 18, 2016
PAW Patrol is on a roll with the first-ever live tour making a stop at the State Theatre this weekend. Based on the popular TV series on Nickelodeon “PAW Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue” brings all of your favorite pups to the stage for an action-packed, high-energy, musical adventure.
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VStar Entertainment Group Sponsors VenueConnect 2016
July 29, 2016
IAVM REIMAGINES ITSELF New conference strategy, new CEO, new logo highlight venue managers association going forward
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VStar Entertainment Group & Nickelodeon: Leading Entertainment Trends
July 27, 2016
Special Report: Top Brands Go Live http://www.licensemag.com/license-global/special-report-top-brands-go-live Jun 01, 2016   By Erica Garber
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PAW Patrol Live! "Race to the Rescue" Announces First Tour Stops
May 10, 2016
New Stage Show, Based on Hit Preschool Series PAW Patrol, to Debut Oct. 29, 2016; Show Tickets Go On Sale May 20
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NICKELODEON’S PAW PATROL IS ON A ROLL WITH FIRST-EVER LIVE TOUR!
April 13, 2016
Nickelodeon announced today that the top-rated preschool series, PAW Patrol, is hitting the road with its first-ever live stage show, PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue. Presented by Nickelodeon and VStar Entertainment Group, the international touring production will feature characters from the hit animated series, produced by Spin Master Entertainment, and visit more than 90 cities across the...
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VSTAR ENTERTAINMENT GROUP NAMES ERIC GRILLY AS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
April 5, 2016
VStar Entertainment Group, one of the nation’s leading multi-concept media and entertainment platforms and producer of family-friendly consumer shows and events, announces Eric Grilly as chief executive officer (CEO). Under the direction of Grilly, VStar Entertainment Group will own, operate and promote multiple North American tours scheduled to visit more than 150 cities, including Sesame Street...
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VStar Stands for Excellence
March 15, 2016
  • VStar, formed by  VEE Corporation and Blue Star Media
VStar Entertainment Group, a Minneapolis-based company, creates, stages, and supports touring productions at venues across North America and around the world. In 2015, VStar entertained over 1.3 million consumers at more than 262 performances worldwide. In March of 2015, Blue Star Media, with the backing of AUA Equity, acquired VEE Corporation, industry pioneer and producer of the long-running...
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Clients

VStar is proud to work on behalf of some of the world’s most respected brands, organizations, and agencies. From iconic sports brands, to some of the most respected food, retailer, and service brands, VStar delivers marketing and promotional services that delight and surprise audiences across the country and the world.

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CASE STUDIES

How we've helped our clients!

From showcasing sports memorabilia at the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame, to building the world’s largest measuring cup for Pyrex’s 100th Anniversary Tour, VStar can meet any challenge! Click any of the images below for a capsule case study and discover our event production, fabrication and marketing company’s capabilities! We can achieve the impossible for you!

pyrex worlds largest measuring cup 100th anniversary
World's Largest Measuring Cup - Pyrex 100th Anniversary Tour
Blue Cross Blue Shield Skye Interactive Mascot
Skye - BCBS Interactive Mascot
Wisk Playday Mobile Playground
Wisk Playday Mobile Playground
Walker Art Center Mini-Golf
Walker Art Center Mini-Golf
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
USA Swimming Aqua Zone
USA Swimming Aqua Zone
Target People en Espanol Event Preview Image
Target People en Espanol Event
Target Cherry Blossom Festival Parade
Target Cherry Blossom Festival Parade
St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame
St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame
Car Toppers Preview Image
Car Toppers
Give With Target
Give With Target
The 2007 NBA Finals
The 2007 NBA Finals
Mrs. Met
Mrs. Met
The Adventures of Mr. Potato Head
The Adventures of Mr. Potato Head
Lone Star National Bank
Lone Star National Bank
The Henry Doorly Zoo Entry Pavilion
The Henry Doorly Zoo Entry Pavilion
Gillette “Legs of a Goddess” Tour
Farmers Smash House
The Dove Mall Tours
The Dove Mall Tours

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CAREERS

Job Openings & Auditions

Senior Designer
Who We Are: VStar Entertainment Group (“VStar” or the “Company”) is one of the nation’s leading multi-concept media and entertainment platforms and producer of family-friendly consumer shows and events. The company owns, operates and promotes multiple North American tours scheduled to visit more than 150 cities, including Sesame Street LIVE, a Broadway-quality musical production, produced in cooperation with Sesame Workshop; Paw Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue, a Broadway-quality interactive...
Director of Production Services
Who We Are: VStar Entertainment Group (“VStar” or the “Company”) is one of the nation’s leading multi-concept media and entertainment platforms and producer of family-friendly consumer shows and events. The company owns, operates and promotes multiple North American tours scheduled to visit more than 150 cities, including Sesame Street LIVE, a Broadway-quality musical production, produced in cooperation with Sesame Workshop; Paw Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue, a Broadway-quality interactive...
Freelance Carpenters, Welders, Props, Artisans or Theater Technician
VStar Entertainment Group is a Minneapolis-based company founded in 2015 as a result of two substantial acquisitions in the live entertainment industry: VEE Corporation, one of the most respected names in family-friendly entertainment, having delighted millions of children around the world since Sesame Street LIVE’s debut performance in 1980; and Blue Star Media, a leading producer and promoter of consumer shows and events, having promoted more than 2,000 live events across the nation. These...
Auto Cad Drafter and CNC Operator
Who We Are: VStar Entertainment Group is a leading Family Touring Entertainment, Event and Experiential Fabrication company. We specialize in Theatrical and Exhibition Tours, Custom Design and Build projects for Agencies, Museums and other Outside Client Services for Events and Installations. Cultural Values: As a high growth, entrepreneurial company with 30 years of family entertainment history, we are anchored by the value of the prior journey with a firm, shared commitment to the road ahead...
Lead Craftsperson
Lead Craftsperson  Who We Are: VStar Entertainment Group is a leading Family Touring Entertainment, Event and Experiential Fabrication company. We specialize in Theatrical and Exhibition Tours, Custom Design and Build projects for Agencies, Museums and other Outside Client Services for Events and Installations.  Cultural Values: As a high growth, entrepreneurial company with 30 years of family entertainment history, we are anchored by the value of the prior journey with a firm, shared...
Costume Stitcher
Who We Are: VStar Entertainment Group is a Minneapolis-based company founded in 2015 as a result of two substantial acquisitions in the live entertainment industry: VEE Corporation, one of the most respected names in family-friendly entertainment, having delighted millions of children around the world since Sesame Street LIVE’s debut performance in 1980; and Blue Star Media, a leading producer and promoter of consumer shows and events, having promoted more than 2,000 live events across the...
Production Coordinator -- Entertainment
Who We Are: VStar Entertainment Group is a Minnesota-based company founded in 2015 because of two substantial acquisitions in the live entertainment industry: VEE Corporation, one of the most respected names in family-friendly entertainment, having delighted millions of children around the world since Sesame Street LIVE’s debut performance in 1980; and Blue Star Media, a leading producer and promoter of consumer shows and events, having promoted more than 2,000 live events across the nation....
Costumes and Creatures Project Coordinator
Who We Are: VStar Entertainment Group is a Minneapolis-based company founded in 2015 as a result of two substantial acquisitions in the live entertainment industry: VEE Corporation, one of the most respected names in family-friendly entertainment, having delighted millions of children around the world since Sesame Street LIVE’s debut performance in 1980; and Blue Star Media, a leading producer and promoter of consumer shows and events, having promoted more than 2,000 live events across the...
Marketing Manager/Promoter
VStar Entertainment Group – Location: Minneapolis, MN Company Overview About VStar Entertainment Group  VStar Entertainment Group is one of the leading multi-concept entertainment platforms, producers and promoters of family-friendly theatrical productions, exhibits, installations and events. Headquartered in the Twin Cities, VStar has presented more than 36,000 performances worldwide over the past 38 years, touring across 40 countries and entertaining nearly two million guests annually. The...
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Sales Inquiries

Welcome to VStar Entertainment Group. Our Minneapolis-based live entertainment, event production and fabrication company offers local, nationwide and worldwide services to excite audiences about your brand. So that we can direct your inquiry as efficiently as possible, please fill out the below form and our sales staff will get back to you as quickly as possible. Or if you prefer, here's our email and phone number.

Email: robin@vstarentertainment.com

Phone: 612.378.2561


Offices

VStar Production Services / Costumes & Creatures

504 Malcolm Ave SE, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55414

phone: 612.378.2561

 

VStar Corporate Headquarters

4660 Churchill St
Shoreview MN 55126

phone: 612.375.9670

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