Our Staff

CARL MACK, PRESIDENT & FOUNDER

Carl Mack got his start in entertainment as drummer and xylophonist performing any where he could.  He branched out into clowning, mime, magic and more.

Over the past three decades he created a talent agency to book other entertainers, and a costume design studio with a collection of thousands of costumes for his performers.

Carl Mack Presents is now the largest entertainment company in New Orleans, servicing the Gulf South region with quality entertainment for conventions, casinos, venues and sporting events.

RICKEY LEE WINGO, DIRECTOR OF SALES

Rickey Lee spent 17 years at the House of Blues learning and loving the entertainment, music and hospitality industry.  It allowed her to work directly with bands, including her beloved Widespread Panic), Special Events Manager, and Restaurant Manager.

When New Orleans was calling her home from Chicago, she went to work with Urban Earth Designs Studios.  There, Rickey Lee spent four years as an Event Producer, helping design and produce spectacular events around her beloved city for brides, same-sex couples, and corporations.

Since late 2014, she has been working to make magic happen for local and national clients with Carl Mack Presents.  She can also be found, on occasion, working as talent for Carl Mack Presents, as an Organ Grinder, and a belly dancer.

LAURA SHREWSBURY, COSTUMER

Ms. Shrewsbury has spent over 25 years as a costume and fashion professional, working in live theatre, film and television. Former employers include Ballet Hispanico of New York, New York City Ballet, Motown the Musical (Broadway), Bridges of Madison County (Broadway) , Beauty and the Beast (Broadway), Mary Poppins (Broadway), Cinderella (Broadway), and Les Miserables (Broadway) and assisted both the Royal Shakespeare Company and Le Comédie-Français at the Lincoln Center Festival.

She has worked with the Metropolitan Opera, MoMIX, The Royal Danish Ballet, Ballet San Francisco, The Australian Ballet, Compagnie Marie Chouinard, and many others.

She is also a professional tailor. Clients include Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Kendrick Lamar(under the direction of The Atelier In-House), Alec Weck, Vitamina, the Greyers fashion catalog (under the direction of Arts and Motion), Kea Ho, Gina Ruiz for Pierce Brosnan, and the Breitling watch company.

Ms. Shrewsbury is a member of IATSE Union local 764. She is loving life in the Big Easy.