Tomorrow marks one year since “World of Color” made its first splash at Disney California Adventure park! In that time, the award-winning nighttime spectacular has been seen by more than 3 million guests.
Throughout its more than 700 performances, “World of Color” has continued to bring the emotion and fun of Disney films to life through a unique combination of animation, music, fire, lasers and (of course) water. To mark its first year of performances, let’s take a look back at how this magical experience was created through some of our favorite behind-the-scenes posts:
World of Color – Behind the H20 – The Abbey Road Sessions (Originally posted January 29, 2010): Imagineer Steve Davison started a series of making-of looks with this video of the show’s soundtrack recordings.
Disney•Pixar Animation Brings “World of Color” to Life (Originally posted March 5, 2010): This exclusive look from Pixar Animation Studios shows how Disney•Pixar characters were brought to life in the show.
The Stage is Set for World of Color (Originally posted April 30, 2010): Go into the control booth with the Imagineers during overnight testing of lights, fire and fountains prior to the show’s opening.
‘World of Color’ – Behind the H2O – Making the Fountains Dance (Originally posted May 24, 2010): See how live performers inspired the show’s dancing fountains.
Introducing the Cast of ‘World of Color’ (Originally posted June 14, 2010): Take a look at all the different types of fountains that “perform” in the show.
Celebrate with us – tell us about your favorite “World of Color” scene in the comments!