About

A passion for performance…

Upstage Creative is an event and entertainment company, that has been creating unique experiences for more than 10 years. Founded and orchestrated by Ilai Szpiezak, an accomplished creative producer, choreographer and MC, who has performed to audiences all over the world.

Ilai’s experience has seen him produce, create and perform extensively both in the UK and abroad, everything from musicals to immersive circus experiences, international dance festivals to charity concerts. A Master of Ceremonies, renowned for his natural engagement, ability to read a room and deliver high-impact entertainment has earned him industry leading status and a reputation for the most memorable Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Weddings, and private and corporate events.

Inspired by his Latin American and Israeli heritage and famed for his genuine warmth, boundless energy and imagination, Ilai brings his passion for performance, music and live entertainment to everything he does. Upstage Creative has the insight and expertise to bring every special event to life.

A message from the founder

Ilai Szpiezak photo

Welcome to the world of Upstage Creative. A world of endless ideas, projects and possibilities. We are here to make every event a night to remember, creating memories to last a lifetime and bring the very best from the events, theatre and entertainment industries together.

We have worked in many countries around the world and we are ready to hear from you...

Get in touch and let's create together.

A little more…

  • - A former ballet dancer who trained with principal dancers from the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires and the English National Ballet, in London.
  • - Graduate of MA Creative Producing from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
  • - Produced sold out performances at iconic venues including The Royal Albert Hall, Greenwich Theatre and Waterloo Vaults.
  • - Entertainment provided for private and corporate events including over 80 events in 2017 alone.
  • - International experience working in more than 15 countries in Europe and North America.
  • - Experience and expertise working in multi-use venues from intimate events to large theatres with audiences from 50-5000.
  • - A modern and fresh perspective to event management and Master of Ceremonies ensuring the dance floor is full – all night!

ENTERTAINMENT

storytellers • entertainers • memory makers

We bring the passion and performance of theatre to everything we do. We create compelling experiences, that provide thrill and joy, that may only last one night, but will create memories that last forever.

CREATIVE

the power of theatre • fingerprints • the exceptional

Fully immersive experiences, events and performances for any occasion. Totally bespoke and unique. Each production is crafted and delivered by a dynamic team with the vision and passion to elevate every idea into something exceptional.

"Making the ordinary, extraordinary, because life is not a dress rehearsal.”

- Ilai Szpiezak

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