More About the Author
Award winning author, playwright, director and television producer, Douglas Love is dedicated to sharing the power of creativity. Central to all of his work is his development of unique and effective content that ignites the fire of imagination in young minds as a jumping off point for a vast variety of learning.
Love has been innovating education his entire career. Whether the medium is television, publishing, live events, writing curriculum or working directly with educators, Love creates new ways for students to find their "way in" to a variety of core academic subjects.
Author of more than 20 books for children, his best selling IMAGINATION STATION became the inspiration for Love creating and executive producing the Emmy nominated and Parent's Choice Award winning television series, OUT OF THE BOX for Disney Channel and JAMMIN' ANIMALS for HBO Family. Love also served as the Kids' Creativity Expert for ABC NEWS producing and hosting segments for their magazine show LIFETIME LIVE.
His vision is the driving force behind innovative entertainment and media that carries clear messages and applicable techniques to accessing education content for today's world.
Love's live entertainment career was launched when his adaptation of FREE TO BE YOU AND ME was accepted by Marlo Thomas and published by Rogers and Hammerstein Theatre Library.
As a leader and innovator in the category of theatre for families and children, Douglas Love as the Executive Vice President of Television and Live Entertainment for Walden Media, commissioned seven original musicals and a new adaptation of their hit movie and Newbery award winning book, HOLES. He had produced US national tours and served as the Producing Artistic Director of Walden Family Playhouse and Family Stage - San Francisco for Shorenstein Hayes Nederlander Theatres.
Love is often brought into projects as a Creative Innovator to help corporations connect with their customers in exciting and meaningful ways. Love helped to revolutionize they way millions of children throughout the world use the encyclopedia by offering creativity and content to the new WORLD BOOK KIDS web site and spearheaded the branding of a new tradition to celebrate Earth Day with Organic Valley's EARTH DINNER cards. Douglas Love is a member of the Writers Guild of America, The Dramatists Guild, The Authors League and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Love keynotes, conducts professional development for educators and leads workshops for corporations. DouglasLove.com