...Jim Grifall, Entertainment ManagerMandalay Bay Events, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
has been involved in the many diverse avenues of the entertainment industry.Holding a Bachelors Degree and a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Theatre Arts, Mr. Grifall began his professional career as an actor with numerous New York, summer stock and touring productions.His
artistic abilities led him into the realm of theatre design where he
has designed everything from simple marionette shows to elaborate stage productions. He
has worked with major productions in Reno, Lake Tahoe and Las Vegas including Hello Hollywood, Hello! and EFX.Jim
has had the opportunity to work with many celebrities including some of the greats: George Burns, Bob Hope and Lucille Ball and more recently, Carrot Top, Ray Romano and Dave Chappelle.
Working as Entertainment Director of MGM Grand Productions
to work with both casino and convention clients to fulfill their entertainment and production needs. Following five successful years with the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Mr. Grifall was asked to become the Director of Entertainment and Special Events for the Regent Las Vegas, a five-star Regent International property.
While at the Regent, Mr. Grifall
was responsible for booking entertainment for the casino, conventions and special events.Soon his
career led him to the position of Manager of Mandalay Bay Special Events where he
continues to produce high-end entertainment and special events for discerning corporate clients.Jim
relaxes from the high-pressure world of Las Vegas events and entertainment by taking exotic vacations with an emphasis on fun and relaxation and getting as far away as possible.