Zombie Army Productions

Meet the Army

John LaFlamboy

JOHN LAFLAMBOY
"GONZO"
Founder/Director of Zombie Army Productions

Fields: Designer, Director, Producer and Actor

EDUCATION

  • Southern Illinois University, Theatre
  • Hauge School of the Arts, Acting and design

BACKGROUND

Haunted Houses: Designer, Director, Producer, Writer, Promoter, Builder and Actor

  • Statesville Haunted Prison 1998-Present
  • The Fear Haunted House at Navy Pier 2008-Present
  • City of the Dead Haunted House 2003-Present
  • Dragons Dome Haunted House 2006-2008

Film Making: Producer, Director, Writer, Production Designer, Special Effects, and Actor

  • The Mole Man of Belmont Avenue, Zombie Army Productions & Big Tree Productions
  • The Art of Pain, Feature, Zabba Zabba Productions
  • Squeal, Feature, Simple Seed Productions
  • Haunted House the Movie, Short, Big Tree Productions
  • Take the Money, Music Video, Big Tree Productions

To see more of film resume go to watchbigtree.com

AFFILIATIONS

  • Co-Owner of Big Tree Productions
  • Statesville Haunted Prison
  • The Fear Haunted House at Navy Pier
  • HellsGate Haunted House
  • The Mole Man of Belmont Avenue [movie]
  • Art of Pain [movie]
  • Squeal [movie]

Chad Savage

Chad Savage
"Uncle Martha" aka "Unky Chad"
Head of Visual Design, Marketing, Web & Branding

Fields: Marketing, Graphic Design, Web Operations, Networking, Social Media

EDUCATION

University of North Texas, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration & Graphic Design, 1991

BACKGROUND

Owner/operator of Sinister Visions inc., which provides visual design services for print & web to the horror, Halloween and haunted attraction industries. Visit SinisterVisions.com and ChadSavage.com for full lists of credentials, portfolio, etc.

AFFILIATIONS


T-Virus

Tresa Walker
"T-Virus"
Producer & Scenic Artist

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Liberal Artst Southern Illinois University
Set Design, Costumes, Makeup, Stage Craft, Scenic Painting

BACKGROUND

Haunted Houses

Production Manager, Scenic Artist, Stage Manager

  • HellsGate Haunted House
  • The Fear Haunted House at Navy Pier 2008-2014
  • Statesville Haunted Prison 1999- Present
  • City Of The Dead 2003- Present
  • Dragons Dome 2006-2008

Film Making

  • Co-Producer, Unit Production Management - The Mole Man of Belmont Avenue
  • Production Manager, Lead Scenic, Art Department - The Adventures of Kitty Zombie

AFFILIATIONS

  • Grey Cat Productions
  • HellsGate Haunted House
  • Statesville Haunted Prison
  • The Fear Haunted House at Navy Pier
  • Big Tree Productions

Kyle

Kyle LaFlamboy
"MRSA"
Production Manager Statesville

Fields: Design, Drafting, Architecture, Bus Bartender

EDUCATION

  • Degrees in Architecture and Construction Management
  • Certificates in Green Architecture/Design, LEED Certified, CADD Drafting, OSHA Certified

BACKGROUND

Haunted Houses

  • Statesville Haunted Prison 1998- Present
  • City of the Dead 2003- Present
  • Dragons Dome Haunted House
  • The Fear Haunted House at Navy Pier

Film Making

  • Production Assistant, Assistant Director

AFFILIATIONS

  • Big Tree Productions
  • Statesville Haunted House & City Of The Dead
  • The Fear Haunted House at Navy Pier
  • Dragon's Dome Haunted House
  • Zombie Army Bus bartender (very important)
  • Holder of the most Zombie Army Game trophies
  • Only Zombie Army member to have been attacked by a tiger

Bobby Schmitt

Bobby Schmitt
Technical Director Statesville

EDUCATION

  • Pending

BACKGROUND

  • Pending

AFFILIATIONS

  • Zombie Army Productions

Mike Gimlech

Mike Gehmlich
"Gimme"
Technical Director

EDUCATION

  • Pending

BACKGROUND

  • Pending

AFFILIATIONS

  • Zombie Army Productions

Aaron O'Reel

Aaron O'Reel
"Chaka" aka "Sassy Pants"
Audio Engineer

EDUCATION

  • Bachelors Degree in Audio, Arts, and Acoustics, Columbia College Chicago

BACKGROUND

Haunted Houses

  • Statesville, 2010-Present
  • City of the Dead 2012- Present

Audio Engineer

  • JBTV, 2012- Present

AFFILIATIONS

  • Zombie Army Productions
  • Statesville Haunted Prison and City Of The Dead

Brad Sauper

Brad Sauper
"Doogie" aka "Randall"

EDUCATION

  • Pending

BACKGROUND

  • Pending

AFFILIATIONS

  • Zombie Army Productions

Jillian Luce

Jillian Luce

EDUCATION

  • Pending

BACKGROUND

  • Pending

AFFILIATIONS

  • Zombie Army Productions

George Kolinek

George Kolinek
Tech Director: City of the Dead

EDUCATION

  • Pending

BACKGROUND

  • Pending

AFFILIATIONS

  • Zombie Army Productions

Whitney Rowe

Whitney Rowe
Makeup Artist, Manager

EDUCATION

  • Joe Blasco Makeup East Diploma in General Makeup Artistry and Ajunct Certificate in Advanced Prosthetics and Puppetry

BACKGROUND

  • Statesville Haunted Prison | 2008-Present

AFFILIATIONS

  • Statesville Haunted Prison and City of the Dead

Tiela

Tiela Halpin
"Mouth" aka "Tiela Terror"
Photographer/Actor

EDUCATION

  • Columbia College Chicago-Photography BA (May 2012)

BACKGROUND

  • Actor at The Fear Haunted House at Navy Pier & Statesville Haunted Prison
  • Photo editor at Columbia College

AFFILIATIONS

  • Zombie Army Productions
  • Tiela Halpin Photography (Owner)
  • BigLittle Comedy (Photographer)
  • SeaDog Ventures Chicago (Docent/Docent Supervisor)

Audra Armstrong

Audra Armstrong
"Pinup"

EDUCATION

  • Pending

BACKGROUND

  • Pending

AFFILIATIONS

  • Zombie Army Productions

Cat Bernier

Cat Bernier-Sowell
Costume Design

EDUCATION

  • Pending

BACKGROUND

  • Pending

AFFILIATIONS

  • Zombie Army Productions

Stalker

Jeff Walker
"Stalker & Fluffy"
Actor/Entertainment

Field: Construction, Scenic/Costume Designer, Actor

BACKGROUND

Haunted Houses

  • Ghouls by the Pool Haunted House 1994-2006
  • Statesville Haunted Prison 2007- present
  • Dragons Dome Haunted House 2007- 2008
  • City of the Dead Haunted House 2007-present
  • The Fear Haunted House at Navy Pier 2008- present
  • Hollywood Horrors (Australia) 2012 - Present

Film Making

  • Production Designer, Set Construction, Special Effects, and Actor
  • The Mole Man of Belmont Avenue, Zombie Army Productions & Big Tree Productions

Education

  • Joliet Junior College, Associates in Arts 2011

AFFILIATIONS

  • Big Tree Productions
  • Statesville Haunted Prison
  • Dragons Dome Haunted House
  • City of the Dead Haunted House
  • The Fear Haunted House
  • Fluffy!
  • Chicago Halloween Guide 2012 Haunt Actor of the Year

Jade

Jade Baylon
"Bambooz"
Stage Manager, Technical Assistant, Actor

EDUCATION

  • 2007 - Present Joliet Junior College, Majoring in Nursing
  • 2003 - 2007, Lockport Township High School

BACKGROUND

Haunted Houses

  • Statesville Haunted Prison 2004- Present
  • City of the Dead 2004- Present
  • Dragons Dome Haunted House 2008
  • The Fear Haunted House at Navy Pier 2008- Present

AFFILIATIONS

  • Statesville Haunted Prison
  • City of the Dead
  • Dragons Dome Haunted House
  • The Fear Haunted House

Corndog

Josh Black
"Corndog"
Technical Director, City of the Dead

EDUCATION

  • Romeoville High School 2001-2003
  • Plainfield Central High School 2003-2005

BACKGROUND

Haunted Houses

  • Statesville Haunted Prison 2002- present
  • City of the Dead 2002- present
  • Dragons Dome Haunted House 2006-2008
  • The Fear Haunted House at Navy Pier 2008- present

Film Making

  • Set construction, actor
  • Haunted House the Movie, short, Big Tree Productions

AFFILIATIONS

  • Big Tree Productions
  • Statesville Haunted Prison and City of the Dead
  • Dragons Dome Haunted House
  • The Fear Haunted House

Dana Packley

Dana Packley

EDUCATION

  • Pending

BACKGROUND

  • Pending

AFFILIATIONS

  • Zombie Army Productions

Brian Thomsen

Renee Gullo
"Nay Nay"

EDUCATION

  • Purdue University-Bachelor of Arts in Management Information Systems

BACKGROUND

  • Stage Manager & actor
    • The Fear at Navy Pier 2009, 2010
    • City of the Dead 2011-present

AFFILIATIONS

  • Statesville Haunted Prison and City of the Dead
  • The Fear at Navy Pier

Matt Newman

Matt Newman
Front of House Manager

EDUCATION

  • Pending

BACKGROUND

  • Pending

AFFILIATIONS

  • Zombie Army Productions

Mary Kate Brophy

Mary Kate Brophy
Costumes

EDUCATION

  • Pending

BACKGROUND

  • Pending

AFFILIATIONS

  • Zombie Army Productions

Wendy Bobak

Wendy Bobak
"Brickhouse"
Production Manager: City of the Dead

EDUCATION

  • Pending

BACKGROUND

  • Pending

AFFILIATIONS

  • Zombie Army Productions

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