John Burton has agreed to speak at the PA Gathering
• Saturday: Haunt Decorating Done Right (2 hour workshop)
• Sunday: Haunting Right and Extreme

Owner of Theatrical Terror, John Burton has been creating terrifying illusions of reality since 1971. From his first commercial haunted attraction in Prospect Elementary School at Orange California, John as created about 100 attractions in more than 65 events from coast to coast. John's work has been featured in publication such as five seperate issues of Fangoria Magazine, Haunted Attraction Magazine, Happy Halloween Magazine , Fright Times and Scared Stiff Magazine and on MTV and the Sci-Fi channel. In 1996 John was credited with creating the world's first 3-D haunted attraction. John is known for his conceptualization and decorating skills and is an accomplished designer and producer. Because of his vast accomplishments, he is in demand to present seminars and workshops at amusement trade shows, horror conventions, Halloween and haunted trade show events. John has worked with many people in the industry including David Bertolino on Spooky World and Ed Edmunds, of Distortions Unlimited, on Brutal Planet. Other projects in recent years include Nautical Nightmare at Toledo, OH, Fright Farm at Southington, CT, Frightmare at Reno, NV, Dark Fun House at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in Santa Cruz, CA, Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary at Philadelphia, PA, Science of Fear at Chicago, IL, Silo-X Haunted Houses at Chicago and Boston as well as Industrial Nightmare at Louisville, KY.