Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Live Entertainment Archive

The following acts no longer perform
at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Adventure Happens Here Dance Party
Join the party for dancing and surprise visits from some Disney friends. With exciting music and engaging fun and games, this promises to be a dance party you won't soon forget!

The American Idol Experience Closed August 30, 2014

An Incredible Celebration & Meet Edna Mode Team up with The Incredibles as Pixar Place is transformed into a Municiberg city block.

Andy Mation (the balloonimator) 20-minute shows in the Animation Courtyard. Through Saturday, April 2, 2005

Bear In The Big Blue House Younger audiences will love this live performance featuring characters from their favorite Disney Channel show! Come on in to the Big Blue House where Bear and all his friends are ready to sing and laugh with you. There's music, laughter and fun at Soundstage 5 where your favorite Disney Channel show is presented live on stage!

Block Party Bash This brand-new parade transforms Disney’s Hollywood Studios into a non-stop, interactive musical block party featuring favorite Disney-Pixar characters, including Woody and Buzz Lightyear from “Toy Story,” Mike and Sully from “Monsters, Inc.” and Flik and Atta from “A Bug’s Life,” as well as dancers, acrobats, jumping stilts and more!

Brown Derby Pianist performing inside The Hollywood Brown Derby restaurant.

Meet Chip 'n Dale at Main Entrance

Citizens of Hollywood Appearances on Hollywood Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard.

Club Disney Sunset Showcase Join Mickey and the gang in an electric club environment where a DJ Club Host spins the perfect playlist mix of everyone's favorite Radio Disney Top 40 songs as the floor and walls come alive with vivid images from classic Disney animation.

Club Disney Relaxation Station Sunset Showcase Running low on pixie dust? Kick back and relax or enjoy a dance party with your favorite characters that your kids are sure to love!

“The Comedy Warehouse Holiday Special”: December 19-January 3
What says “holidays” better than laughter? At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, laughter will ring out thanks to a special family comedy show scheduled for a limited run at the Premiere Theater. “The Comedy Warehouse Holiday Special” will present the best of improvisational comedy as performers – including alumni from the Comedy Warehouse on Pleasure Island – take suggestions from Guests and add their own brand of humor, right on the spot. The performers hilariously reinvent holiday classics based on suggestions they solicit from the audience, including holiday songs, stories, poems and movie scenarios. Show times (subject to change) are 11:30am, 12:30, 1:30, 3:30, 4:30 & 5:30pm daily* (20 minute shows). ”The Comedy Warehouse Holiday Special” is included in park admission. *New Year's Eve schedule: 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, 5:00, 8:00, 9:00, 10:00 & 11:00pm

Disney Channel Rocks! Sing, dance and rock along to some hot music from some cool Disney Channel movies and shows. Ended April 6, 2013.

Disney Junior Dance Party!: join some of your favorite Disney Characters from Disney Junior at the Animation Courtyard for a high-energy dance party!

Disney Junior - Live on Stage! Join the gang from Disney Junior shows like Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Handy Manny and Little Einsteins. Be on the lookout for the cast of Jake and the Never Land Pirates—the newest addition to the Disney Junior lineup—as they thwart their foe, Captain Hook!

Disney Movie Magic Projection show on the Chinese Theater featuring Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Pirates of the Caribbean and more.

The Disney Society Orchestra and Friends A six-piece band playing songs from iconic Disney stories at the Theater of the Stars.

Disney Stars and Motor Cars Parade The resident stars at Disney’s Hollywood Studios participate in a celebrity cavalcade worthy of a red-carpet event. The luminaries -- from big-screen stars Mike and Sulley of "Monsters, Inc." fame to Aladdin and Jasmine, Luke Skywalker, Rolie Polie Olie, Miss Piggy, Mary Poppins, Mickey Mouse and more -- all are on hand for a Hollywood celebration honoring Walt Disney's career in motion pictures.

Disney's The Hunchback Of Notre Dame A Musical Adventure Join Quasimodo for this live "Topsy-Turvey" musical extravaganza at the Backlot Theater. Performing prior to the show is Matt the Juggler. He (or another juggler) starts 20 minutes before each show.

DJ’s Ready! Set! Party Time! Lightning McQueen’s Pit Crew arrives on the scene, getting everyone around DJ engaged in entertaining “Cars”-inspired dances and games.

DouG Live! A brand new LIVE! stage show starring Doug and all his Bluffington friends.

Four For A Dollar a cappella singing group performed prior to the Beauty and the Beast show is. Last day was Saturday, September 20, 2008.

“Frozen” Summer Fun LIVE: June 15-September 5, 2015
Brings together Princess Anna, Queen Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf with citizens of Arendelle, all appearing daily in shows and experiences. Guests will find cool thrills this summer including a royal processional, a sing-along show, Frozen-themed treats and merchandise, plus a Frozen fireworks display above Hollywood Blvd.

  • Frozen Fever 10-minute show at ABC Sound Studio 10:00am-30 minutes prior to Park closing
  • Frozen Royal Welcome 10:30am, 1:30pm
  • Olaf's Summer Cool Down 11:30am, 12:30, 2:30, 3:30, 4:30 & 5:30pm
  • Coolest Summer Ever Dance Party 5:45pm-9:00pm
  • Frozen Fireworks Spectacular 9:00pm

"Get Happy ... with ABC" At the ABC-TV Theater. Get a first look at the new fall lineup of shows on ABC.

High School Musical 3: Senior Year, Right Here! Right Now! A high-energy cast of 14 singers and dancers takes to the streets of Disney’s Hollywood Studios for the new guest-immersive experience, “High School Musical 3: Right Here! Right Now!” Celebrating the infectious energy of the theatrical motion picture “High School Musical 3: Senior Year,” the show takes place on a traveling “rock concert” stage that stops in front of the iconic Mickey’s Sorcerer’s Hat for production numbers featuring new songs from the movie. Guests are treated to a total of six original songs from the movie, including a memorably rousing finale entitled “High School Musical.”

Hollywood Character Dance Jam Tunes and toons come together at this dynamic dance party in front of the Sorcerer Hat Stage featuring a live DJ and some of your favorite Disney Characters.

Hollywood Hitmen Contemporary brass and percussion band performing on New York Street.

Jedi Training Academy Taking a cue from the popular Star Wars Saga, the power of the Force and the magic of Disney combine for an original and intergalactic entertainment experience. Young Jedi hopefuls learn lightsaber moves before facing off against the evil Darth Vader. Near Star Tours.

Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple Witness the future of the Force, as younglings face their fears at the sacred Jedi Temple.
Visit Indiana Jones Adventure Outpost early in the day to reserve a spot in the training. Participants ages 4-12 must be present to register. Space is limited.

Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! Delight in a Santa-sized spectacular jam-packed with holiday music, fireworks, special effects and dazzling state-of-the-art projections.

The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow
Showing every 15 minutes throughout the day.
Guests must visit the attraction entrance to book a spot at one of today's adventures. Space is limited. Last day November 6, 2014.

Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show
Located at the end of Streets of America. Be sure to get a FASTPASS! Closed April 2, 2016.

March of the First Order Captain Phasma leads a squad of striking Stormtroopers.

MULAN The Parade Join Mulan, Mushu and friends for a one-of-a-kind celebration! Last run March 11, 2001.

Mulch, Sweat & Shears Click for slideshow!   Dreams Medley
Rockin' "landscapers" are between lawns at the moment so they can't think of a better way to "Stick it to the Man then to bust out a few Hard Rock & Roll tunes!!"

“The Music of Pixar LIVE! A Symphony of Characters”: May 26-August 27, 2017
This limited-time concert event will showcase memorable music from Pixar Animation Studios films, complete with a live orchestra and appearances by beloved Disney•Pixar characters. Presented three times nightly at Theater of the Stars at Disney’s Hollywood Studios (following the regular daily performances of “Beauty and the Beast – Live on Stage”). The show will also feature highlights from some of Pixar’s greatest scores, from films like “Toy Story” to “Cars 3.” Guests can also expect appearances by Woody, Jessie, Mike and Sulley, the Incredibles and more.

The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights: November 6-January 6 (Dusk-Park closing) LAST YEAR!
This holiday light display on the Disney’s Hollywood Studios backlot features millions of sparkling holiday bulbs designed by Arkansas businessman and philanthropist Jennings Osborne as a gift to his daughter and the guests of Walt Disney World Resort.

Pixar Pals Countdown to Fun! Favorite pals from the Disney•Pixar films will take to the streets with an all-new, high-energy parade. “Pixar Pals Countdown to Fun” is an upbeat and fun-filled procession down Hollywood Boulevard with a whimsical musical track featuring the stars from “The Incredibles,” “A Bug’s Life,” “Ratatouille,” “Monsters, Inc,” “Up” and “Toy Story.” Ended April 6, 2013.

Playhouse Disney Dance Party: join some of your favorite Disney Characters from Playhouse Disney at the Animation Courtyard for a high-energy dance party!

Playhouse Disney in Concert (Aug. 13-Sept. 30) "Playhouse Disney in Concert," a seven-week theatrical and musical extravaganza that includes a four-day engagement by the award-winning The Wiggles, will rouse the crowd and have little ones singing and dancing Aug. 13-Sept. 30 at Disney-MGM Studios at Walt Disney World Resort. NOTE: Tickets are available until 2pm at the FASTPASS kiosk for Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show.

Playhouse Disney - Live on Stage! A whole new cast of friends from Playhouse Disney fills the popular Playhouse Disney stage. Children will be on their feet singing, clapping and dancing to performing stars from “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse,” “Little Einsteins,” “Handy Manny” and more.

Sarge and the Green Army Patrol Ten-hut! Join Sarge and the Green Army Patrol for their daily interactive boot camp, a fun, playful, impromptu training session that enlists families, friends and recruits of all ages to get on their feet, shape up and face challenges like a real cadet. Think you’ve got what it takes? March on over to Toy Story Land, drop into formation and walk away an official defender of Andy’s backyard!

Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular Celebrate the saga as iconic movie moments unfold all around you in an epic Star Wars fireworks extravaganza.

Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away Kylo Ren, Chewbacca, Darth Vader, BB-8, Darth Maul and more recreate famous movie vignettes right before your eyes.

Star Wars: Path of the Jedi A saga film experience, including footage from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens".

Star Wars Weekend Hyperspace Hoopla! Star Wars Weekends shifts into hyperdrive hilarity as characters celebrate the day’s final entertainment: Snig & Oopla’s Hyperspace Hoopla! This over-the-top, end of the day celebration features the most beloved Star Wars characters performing in a number of fun and exciting musical numbers.

Star Wars Weekends: Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday: May 13-June 12
For several weekends each summer, Disney’s Hollywood Studios turns into a giant Star Wars fan-fest with up-close meet-and-greets for guests with their favorite characters and actors from the film series as well as interactive games, parades, music and fun for the whole family.

  • Meet Members of the Rebel Alliance near Star Tours 8:00am-8:45pm
  • Meet the Dark Side Near Darth's Mall 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Meet Disney Pals as Star Wars Stars near the Event Stage 8:00am-8:30pm
  • Meet Members of the Jedi Council near Mickey Avenue 9:30am-9:00pm
  • Star Wars Celebrity Autographs at a new indoor location near Star Tours 10:00am, 1:30, 3:00, 4:30, 5:00 & 6:00pm
  • Star Wars Rebels: The Ultimate Guide 10:00am-30 min prior to park closing
  • Legends of the Force Motorcade 11:00am
  • Meet Stars of The Clone Wars Near Streets of America 11:30am-8:45pm
  • Star Wars Celebrity Welcome 11:45am
  • Padawan Mind Challenge 12:15, 2:30, 4:15 & 6:00pm
  • Stars of the Force - Star Wars Celebrity Greetings on Commissary Lane 12:45pm-5:00pm
  • Meet Members of the Rebel Alliance Near Commissary Lane 1:00pm-8:45pm
  • Behind the Force - Star Wars: Rebels 1:45pm
  • Stars of the Saga Star Wars Celebrity Talk Show 3:15pm
  • A Conversation with Frank Oz 5:15pm
  • Obi-Wan and Beyond starring James Arnold Taylor 7:00pm
  • Galactic Dance Party 7:00pm
  • Symphony in the Stars 9:30pm

The Super Shindig
Boogie down during a dance party hosted by an emcee—with music, interactive games and special appearances by Mr. Incredible, Mrs. Incredible and Frozone.

Symphony in the Stars: A Galactic Spectacular
Conclude your day in a galaxy far, far away with an epic firework finale bursting with Star Wars music and magic.

Villains Unleashed: August 23, 2014 8pm-1am
“Guardians of the Galaxy” Awesome Mix Tape Dance Party
This one-night party featured everything that fans of Disney villains could ask for – up close encounters with some of the most popular Disney villains, “Hades Hangout & Dance Party,” “Oogie Boogie’s Variety Show,” a Star Wars villain zone, a new “Villainy In The Skies” fireworks spectacular, a villain-inspired pre-show to “Fantasmic!”, face painting, specialty food & beverage, event merchandise and more. Favorite Disney’s Hollywood Studios attractions, including The Twilight Zone – Tower of Terror, Rock N Roller Coaster, Toy Story Mania! and Star Tours – will also be available to enjoy. UPDATED INFO AS OF JULY 23 AS OF AUGUST 20

The Voiceovers a cappella singing group no longer perform prior to the show. While they will still work for Disney independently and as a contract act, they won't be appearing full time or under the name "The Voiceovers".

VOYAGE OF THE LITTLE MERMAID Join Ariel and friends "Under the Sea!"

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire - Play It! This attraction is an exact replica of the hit ABC game show. Dramatic lighting, gripping music, plus exclusive Disney prizes. It's all the drama and fun of the Hot Seat, with one difference. Here, everybody plays!

Wonderful World of Animation This excitement-packed projection show will take you on an incredible journey through more than 90 years of Disney and Pixar animation.


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