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Get an inside look at the day-to-day work of a Disney Imagineer—and learn all that goes into designing a world-class theme park that brings classic stories to life.

Explore Disney’s Unique Approach to Entertainment Design

In the Theme Park Design Workshop, discover how Disney Imagineers marry imaginative vision and large-scale functionality. Uncover the concepts, philosophy and tools they consider necessary to make premier theme parks tick. Students will be taught valuable lessons in this special design workshop that could help them advance toward their goals, whether they’re attending for themed entertainment design studies or project management training—or even to find out how to become a Disney Imagineer!

From visual design elements to practical considerations—including the flow and maintenance of attractions—students will gain a holistic understanding of how form and function come together to make the seemingly impossible… possible!

Key Learning Objectives

After completing this Arts & Humanities workshop, students will be able to:

  • Engage in creative problem solving, critical thinking and career-based discussions that apply to the world of design and beyond
  • Identify specific theme park elements and analyze how Disney Imagineers designed them with intent and purpose
  • Explain ways that Disney Imagineers utilize storytelling as the central focus in theme park design
  • Summarize the value and importance of diversity in the collaborative design process
  • Model and construct a range of functional and exciting Guest experiences
  • Determine how the convergence of creative and technical roles are necessary to design a theme park
  • Explore the unique functional challenges of designing a theme park and offer hypothetical solutions

Additional Information

  • The program at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida is available for students in high school and college. Its content can be adapted for middle school.*
  • The program at the Disneyland Resort in California is available for students in middle school and high school. However, the program can be adapted for students in 3rd through 5th grades*
  • The program is recommended for high school and college students
  • There is a Minimum of 15 students required per organized group to participate in this experience

*Subject to change. Please see your Disney representative for questions.

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