Ring Leaders: Meet the Women Behind Disney's Ice Empire

The three women who are running a $1 billion live-event empire
Illustration by Paul Windle

One of the ice skating trolls has gone down. Nicole Feld, vice president of Feld Entertainment, pops up from her seat at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, hands over her mouth. The troll was part of a choreographed pinwheel in which 32 green-costumed skaters hold hands in a line and spin during Disney on Ice Presents Frozen. Now he’s an ice rink land mine, about to take seven skaters down with him. But like a pitcher covering home plate, the skater playing Princess Anna whisks the prone troll away.

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