Who We Are
Offering a personal and collaborative approach, KOV Entertainment, LLC provides unique ideas leading to incredible experiences. Our highly innovative team takes pride in their work and builds a lasting relationship with our partners, from providing concept designs, creative brainstorming, site layouts, master plans, renderings, labor schedules, coordinating the production team and running a load in crew. KOV Entertainment, LLC handles every small detail along the way.
Robert Andrew Kovach is an award-winning designer and technical producer. His unique designs, technical talents, and management skills allow him to participate on all levels of a project, while building strong client relations and team organization. His eighteen years of experience began at the third largest theatrical architectural consulting firm followed by a seven-year tenure at the second largest scenic house in North America, specializing in logistical site planning, environmental design and production management.
His experience allowed for an extensive diverse portfolio, which includes product launches for General Motor and Abbott Labs, along with dealer meetings, general sessions, private parties, and opening and closing experiences for Intel and PwC. Robert has collaborated on 200+ live event productions throughout the United States and internationally featuring artists, such as CeeLo Green, One Republic, Earth Wind and Fire, Train, and more. Project budgets ranging from $100K to well over $6M in a variety of venues, such as ballrooms, arenas, theaters, television studios, convention centers, aircraft hangers, exhibit spaces, and outdoor experiences. Robert has a diverse background of experience crossing multiple disciplines with a BFA in technical theatre, a MFA in production design, and a PMP in project management, which allows him to be exceptionally qualified as a leader.
Steve Barnes began his career as assistant technical director at Milwaukee Rep and a freelance theatre designer. During his over ten year tenure with KOV Entertainment, LLC, he has lead install teams for numerous Fortune 500 and DOW Jones companies, such as Intel, AGCO, Morgan Stanley, and Canon USA. In his free time Steve’s personal design work has been seen at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee Chamber Theater, Renaissance Theaterworks, In Tandem Theatre, Children’s Theater of Madison, as well as other venues.