Red Storm Eventainment Story
Angela Eve artistic director, performer, and longtime producer has teamed up with Brett Ihde events coordinator, creator and booking agent, fabricating their own production & entertainment company called “Red Storm Eventainment”. Brett and Angela Eve have been working together on all types of events for over a decade. Their goals as a company are to provide excellent event planning services, and custom event design with competitive entertainment rates in Chicagoland and beyond.
Who We Are
Who We Are
“Angela Eve Renegade Showgirl, a frequent national and local headliner, can make even jaded habitués of the cabaret scene shriek with delight as she nails breathtaking splits and aerial acrobatics like an Olympian.”
Angela Eve is an accomplished artist, artistic director, event producer, international performer, photographer, designer of all sorts and creative entrepreneur. Combining the finest elements of visual art, she intricately designs costumes and sets accenting her productions creating a performance art extravaganza.
Her show “Angela Eve and Eve's Parlor Cabaret” originally helped kicked off the neo-burlesque movement in Chicago in 2004. Her show has reached a great level of success over the years consistently selling out a variety of events nationwide and abroad.
A highly accomplished event planning and production expert with specialized skills in all levels of creative and brand managing while juggling big budgets. Producing specialized Avant-guard based events with an emphasis on interactive performance, circus, burlesque, visual art, and fashion for mid-sized to larger scale venues. Creating a wide variety of events with 100-10,000 guests per event.
Angela Eve has scouted, managed, directed, mentored well over 100 performers and tec crew in the last several years. In addition, creating productions for major music festivals and tours while developing custom shows for corporate clients tailoring events for a range of private and public based entertainment. Hands on in all areas of production.
She is a creative force spanning across many platforms. Developing a vast collection of unique designs based around her productions for specific contracted clients. Developing a full in-house team designing and fabricating a range of styles for costuming and elaborate sets.
Image Collective is her photography and multi-media company founded with her partner Anastasios Ketsios. Together they create character-based photography building a collection of unique photographs used for brand managing for productions. Photographically ranging from fashion, fine art, live events, and documentary projects. Working with a range of clients creating custom projects.
Critically acclaimed by many publications, Chicago Magazine rated her show and solo performance as one of the top 3 burlesque shows in Chicago. In addition, her performances, productions, art, and photography have been featured by many major publications.
“No job is too big; no fee is too big.” – Peter Venkman
Brett has over 20 years of entertainment experience. Starting his career at an early age of 17 with his successful national touring band “Every Day Use”. He has played and managed tours across the United States and abroad. Originally from Milwaukee, WI, graduating from Columbia University in Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in arts Entertainment Media Management in 2013.
Since then, he has become very successful designing and overseeing many types of events in and around the Chicagoland area. Collaborating with the top event production companies establishing a strong network. Expanding his network with many national tour acts while working with The House of Blues in the Production department. This experience developed into his own booking company working with a vast collection of clients, music entertainers, and celebrity talent.
He is an award-winning industry leader with a long history of involvement in the community of Chicago event professionals. Serving on the Chicago chapter of the National Association of Catering and Events board since 2013 with two consecutive, two-year terms as treasurer and then president.
Moving on to serve as a member on several NACE National committees since 2017. In 2018 gaining his CPCE certification in (certified professional in catering and events). 2019 he won the Entrepreneurial Excellence Award for Innovation.
Brett’s high communication skills, drive and creative force extends all areas of production!