Ted Kryczko, VP at Walt Disney Records

by Gary Powell

The name, Ted Kryczko (pronounced Crisco), makes many appearances here on my site. I am pleased to have enjoyed Ted as a trusted colleague since our first album project together, Disney Babies – Playtime, in 1989. Please read the bio below to learn more about the successful career of Ted Kryczko.

Ted Kryczko, Vice-President
A&R Catalog Development at Walt Disney Records.

On staff since 1982, Ted has produced and developed over 500 products and programs for children and families through Disney Records. His work has received 14 Parent’s Choice Awards, more gold and platinum records than Elvis or the Beatles, and he has been nominated for 14 Grammy Awards, winning twice. His records have sold over 30 million copies in the US and over 60 million worldwide.

Ted’s list of record production credits includes titles such as Roger Rabbit, Beauty & the Beast, E.T., Fantasia, The Little Mermaid, Return of the Jedi, Indiana Jones, Winnie-the-Pooh, Dick Tracy, Aladdin, Willow, The Lion King, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc., Lilo and Stitch, The Incredibles, Bambi, Mousercise and Luv-a-byes.

In addition to record work, the product development group of Disney Records has been involved in the early development at Disney in TV animation, computer software, Radio programming, DVDs and the first Disney Corporate web sites.

On stage, film, television and radio, he has produced, directed or acted in over 100 productions in New York, Los Angeles and regional theaters. His classical theater training included study with members of the Royal Shakespeare Company and veterans of Stratford, Canada. Ted holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Theater from UC Irvine and has taught in numerous theater programs for children and adults at private and public institutions.

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