Flagship Entertainment is paving the way as a leading provider of entertainment in the cruise line industry, representing some of the industry's top talent. Founded in 2014
and based in Northern California, the company has grown into a cutting-edge,
first-in-class entertainment agency.
Under the direction of Jesse Yoder, Flagship consists of a dynamic team of entertainment specialists from around the globe. We pride ourselves in unmatched communication,
preparation, development, and support to both our artists and our employers.
New to cruise ships? We’ve got you covered. You have questions?
We have answers.
With years of first-hand experience on board, our team understands every angle.
We’ll support you with every step along the way - from your initial audition with us, to arranging future contracts for you. Do what you love. Travel the world. Excel your career.
Join the Flagship team and bring your talent to the high seas!
Musicians & Entertainers
Passionate about helping others excel at the next step in their music career. Managing Director and co-founder at Flagship Entertainment, Jesse is an Entertainment Professional with nearly a decade of experience in the cruise line entertainment industry. Professional experience with Disney Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, and Holland America Line. A strong background as a multi-instrumentalist and arranger with a wide-range of performance experience that include The Platters, Carlos Bonell, D.J. Sparr, Ernie Cruz, Berney Fields, Tony Tillman, Kenny James, Claire Maiden, among others. Involved with the opening of Cirque Du Soleil style show, “Waikiki Nei” in Honolulu, Hawaii and worked closely with award-winning artists Michel Cusson, Doug Floyd, and John Signor. Jesse has extensive contacts throughout the cruise industry and strives to recruit and manage the finest musical talent available to deliver first-in-class entertainment for luxury cruise lines around the world.
Valeria is an Entertainment Specialist & co-founder of Flagship Entertainment. She is a professional violist, and a prolific arranger with nearly a decade of cruise ship experience, having worked with Crystal Cruises, Disney Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruise Line, Regent Seven Seas, Oceania Cruises, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, and Norwegian Cruise Line. She has managed and performed in highly successful String Quartets, Trio’s, and Duo’s on board some of the largest cruise lines in the world. Valeria has a comprehensive understanding of the recruitment process abroad and always keeps our administrative team on their toes. Valeria works closely with our Non-U.S. musicians and entertainers and is an absolute paperwork guru. She oversees medicals, passports, visas, Seaman's books, flights, and details to ensure that each musician arrives on board safely.