Allan “Sparky” Starks

 

Musical Director / Song Writer 

Producer / Voice of Professor Peek-A-Boo & The Boogie Woogie Wizard

Allan "Sparky” Starks, (songwriter, producer, musician and engineer) planted the seed for his program called IcanU in 2006 when he combined his artistry and passion for music technolgy with his commitment to young people. 

Sparks has more than 30 years of experience in the music industry, providing technical expertise for studio recordings and live performances for Stevie Wonder, Mary J Blige, Prince, Beyonce, Gloria Estefan, Eminem, Foreigner, American Idol, and many more.

 

While taking a hiatus from touring with musical acts, Sparky began teaching audio production to students in an after-school program. He immediately realized the positive impact the class had on the lives of his students. The class provided many students the outlet to express themselves and courage to explore their futures. 

 

Later down the road….

Gina and Sparky met while touring with Mary J Blige.  After much discussion Gina and Sparky realized the synergy of their two visions.

 

Sparky with his musical experience and creative musical writing talents has joined forces with Gina. He is a full-time member of the Peek-A-Boo Crew. 

 

Allan “Sparky” Starks is writer,  producer and director of anything that has to do with music and sound for Planet Peek-A-Boo. Allan also lends his animated voice talent to the Planet Peek-A-Boo character, Professor Peek-A-Boo.  Whether Gina and Allan are working on creating songs or short animated clips they are always "Peeking Into Learning" something new and fun for the children.

Gina Rose Barker                                               

Planet Peek-A-Boo Creator / Developer

Peek-A-Boo Lillaquin Costume Character &Voice 

 

 

Gina's passion for entertaining children began in 1986 when she was invited to join Disney On Ice as a professional ice skater. Her love for entertainment grew in the 14 years she spent with the show.

 

Within this time she had the opportunity to perform as many of the major Disney characters.

After 14 years, Gina stepped behind the scenes of live entertainment from skating and continued to learn many other facets of the business. Working  in positions as Performance Director, Show Promotions and Head Wardrobe for a variety of different shows.

 

All her many experiences working in live entertainment and traveling around the world  has proven to be an invaluable learning experience.

Gina's creativity and love for entertaining, plus a strong desire to make a positive mark in the world  lead to the development of Planet Peek-A-Boo and  all it's various divisions. 

 

Her vision and dream for the Planet Peek-A-Boo extends into a world of children’s learning program, live touring and stationary shows, movies plus, whimsical merchandise of all kinds. 

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Disney On Ice 

1986/2001

click this link below to view                  various character work.

http://youtu.be/fOaPOp1KuBc 

Principal Professional Ice skater /                    14 years/ portrayed many major Disney Characters

Head Wardrobe /PR Assistant/ Sales Coordinator - TourMerchandise                      Pokemon Live 

2001 Head Wardrobe /PR 

Janet Jackson 

2002 Wardrobe -  

Bob The Builder

 2003/2004 

Performance Director  

Head Wardrobe -PR Manager

The Wiggles 

2005/2006 Wardrobe Manager

Barney “Let’s Go Tour"

2007 Wardrobe Manager/PR Assistant

Monster Circus

2009 Costume Designer

WhiteSnake

 2009 Wardrobe Band and David Coverdale 

Mary J Blige

2007/2020 Personal Wardrobe Assistant

Toni Braxton 

2019-2020 Wardrobe

Planet Peek-A-Boo                                         Creator, Developer / Manager

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Tel: 941.448.0186

Email: Iloveplanetpeekaboo@gmail.com

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Parrish,  Florida 34219