Troupe Productions is pleased to announce they have signed a deal with the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs to produce provocative live entertainment shows and trend setting special events to be showcased at the resort.
“We’re excited about working with the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs to bring the “next generation” of live entertainment to the Coachella Valley,” says Jim Casey, Co-Owner, Troupe Productions. “I think we’re going to blow everyone’s mind with our imaginative, never before seen events and productions.”
“The creative vision behind Troupe Productions dovetails beautifully with our commitment to offering edgy, off the charts entertainment at the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs,” says Hector Moreno, Vice President and General Manager for the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs. “We look forward to working with Troupe on these projects.”
Troupe Productions, LLC, was formed earlier this year by film producers Kim Waltrip and Jim Casey of Kim and Jim Productions, and Trini Garza, of Live It Up Productions. The production company is a one-stop shop for all areas of musical entertainment. Troupe’s inaugural smash show “Fifty Shades of Dusque” premiered at the Hotel Zoso in Palm Springs on New Year’s Eve 2012.
The company’s recent credits include Hit & Run, the comedy starring Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard and Bradley Cooper, and the soon to be released The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: His and Hers starring Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain, Golden Globe Nominee James McAvoy and Oscar winners Viola Davis and William Hurt.
With its deep ties to Hollywood, Troupe Productions is gearing up to produce extraordinary special events planned for the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs. The upcoming schedule includes:
October 25 – 27: 1st Annual Palm Springs Fashion Weekend featuring Anthony
One of the hottest fashion designers today, Anthony Franco, headlines the 1st Annual Palm Springs Fashion Weekend. Franco’s extravaganza RESACA, Entering the Underworld, A Fashion Experience highlights the weekend of fashion-related events. As the first major event at the newly minted Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs, the eclectic fashion weekend will set the tone for one-of-a-kind, trend-setting productions created to stimulate the senses. A VIP party is scheduled for Friday, October 25th, with public events happening Saturday and Sunday, October 26th and 27th.
Troupe has also partnered with Los Angeles Fashion Weekend, which will garner cross promotion for the 1st Annual Palm Springs Fashion Weekend.
October 31 – November 3: Feartastic! Halloween Monster Rock Ball & Horror Film Festival
Get ready for a wild Halloween weekend beginning with an electrifying Monster Rock Ball. Partnering with BB Ingle, producer of the outrageous Halloween parties of the past couple years at the Palm Springs Convention Center, Troupe Productions and BB Ingle are planning a Halloween bash elevated to a new level of fright fabulousness.
Following Thursday night’s Halloween party, vampires, vixens, and villains will be center stage at Feartastic, a star-studded weekend horror film festival for those who crave heart pumping suspense. Eight films will screen at the Camelot Theaters with the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs serving as festival headquarters.
Tickets for the events and shows will soon be available at Star Tickets. More information about all of the events will be released as details are confirmed. Troupe Productions is headquartered in Palm Springs, California. For more information, call 760-574-1858.
Upon completion this Fall, Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs will boast the legendary Hard Rock Hotel vibe favored by musicians and celebrities around the world. The hotel will offer 163 rooms, more than 20,000 square feet of meeting and events space, and will applaud music through brand-wide programs. From the on-site VIBE manager, who keeps a pulse on the hotel’s atmosphere, to the groundbreaking, interactive amenity “The Sound Of Your Stay®,” where guests will be able to jam out with hands-on music experiences. Additional music scene related amenities will include a VIP Rock Star Suite, Rock Spa®, Body Rock® workout facility, and the world famous Rock Shop® featuring Hard Rock’s iconic merchandise.
Performers Sought for Troupe Productions’ Live Theatrical Shows
Top tier singers and dancers are encouraged to come out for auditions on Saturday and Sunday, August 17th and 18th at CenterStaging Studios in Burbank. Troupe Productions is seeking males and females to cast in live theatrical performances and events to be showcased at the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs and throughout California.
Saturday, August 17
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
APPT ONLY Auditions for Represented Talent
Sunday, August 18th
Must request appointment by emailing lucas@liuproductions.com

WHERE: CenterStaging Studios
3407 Winona Avenue, Burbank, CA
SEEKING: Male & female singers/dancers/performers
18 years and older
BRING: Resume, headshot, sheet music in correct key
Troupe Productions is developing live theatrical musical performances and events of “next generation” entertainment infused with the Hard Rock vibe, urban costuming, innovative choreography and staging. The Cabaret-esque shows will be presented at the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs. Trini Garza, who has worked with celebrities such as Prince, Natalie Cole, Queen Latifah, Wynonna Judd, KISS, and Kool and The Gang, will be one of the creative directors and choreographers for the high voltage shows.
CenterStaging is L.A.’s premier rehearsal and backline facility. For directions, go to www.centerstaging.com and click on About Us, and Area Map, for location.
The Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs has announced it will hold a job fair August 23st at the Palm Springs Convention Center in an effort to recruit the best and brightest employees for the new resort scheduled to open this fall.
“The Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs will offer a unique resort experience,” said Vice President and General Manager Hector Moreno of Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs. “We need an engaged workforce who can create authentic experiences that blow away our guests’ expectations.”
Nearly 100 full and part-time jobs are available. Among the qualifications—a positive attitude and a passion for guest service! Applicants are asked to bring their resume and a professional reference contact list to the job fair. Attendees will be able to submit on-site applications, as well as be interviewed upon passing an initial screening.
Friday, August 23 – 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Palm Springs Convention Center
277 North Avenida Caballeros
Parking is available at the Amado Street parking lot.
Guest Services:
Ø Front Desk Representatives
Ø Telephone Operators
Ø Valet/Bell Staff
Ø Concierge
Ø Sales Administrative Assistant
Ø Guest Room Attendants
Ø House / Public Attendants
Ø Laundry Attendants
Food & Beverage
Ø Servers
Ø Bartenders
Ø Cooks
Ø Stewards
Ø Cocktail Servers
Ø Banquet Captain
Pool Attendants
Retail Associates
Spa Desk Agents
Competitive Wages
Health Insurance
Paid Vacation and Holidays
Opportunities for Advancement
Recognition Programs
For more information, please visit www.HRHPalmSprings.com. The hotel can be reached at (760) 325-9676.