Tinker Dust Productions is often asked to mount a show around a celebrity. We are prepared with entertainers and producers to round your event! For a close-up on our staff, read below to see who we are.
Mary Bruegel is Tinker Dust Production’s (TDP) Producer and Business Manager. She’s been concentrating on this profession for most of her working life. She was eighteen years when doing this work at Catholic High School in Stockton. Mary controls budgets and pay-outs, and handles the technical line producer’s assignment of arranging travel and accommodations for the celebrities, (and cast, if needed) and support crew. She is also on TDP’s “New Business” team.
Film director and producer Jeff Hathcock poses with TDP’s Mary and Ron Bruegel and the world premiere of Three Bad Men.
Ron Bruegel is TDP’s Executive Director. He was the top of the line sale insurance executive for forty-five years. Upon retirement he found he had a passion to offer exciting entertainment to the public combined with helping to promote businesses and agencies around the Delta. He had an idea. Using his executive skills he began Tinker Dust Productions for presenting wholesome entertainment by bringing celebrities, in person, to actually meet, greet and chat with fans. The celebrity hero returns! Presenting this celebrity opportunity promotion throughout his beloved Central Valley is second nature to a sales exec like Ron so it is no surprise that he his the head of our “New Business” team.
Henry Brown is TDP’s Line Producer. With his background in musicals, Brown has a director’s eye for staging celebrity appearances. He assesses and supplies a support cast and works with the client and celebrities to make a smooth running, professional event. He is on Tinker Dust’s creative team.
Alice Sutherland is Co-Producer, Manager and Videographer. She has been working with scores of celebrities and seeting up interviews for the TV show Jeff’s Star Talk. Also acting as a videographer for the show she travels extensively for this on-location interview program. The show airs weekly in Central California.
Jeff Sutherland is TDP’s Special Projects Producer. He produces and hosts his own celebrity interview TV program Jeff’s Star Talk seen weekly by a quarter of a million people. He has interviewed over 1,500 stars. Sutherland is a celebrity in his own right and is well known for his work as a look-alike John Wayne and Zorro. He is also a co-anchor on KAZV-TV News in Modesto, California. He brings special projects to TDP and performs with celebrities on-call.