Vari-Lite Backstage

Backstage with Vari-Lite

Stories and pictures from "Vari-Lite Backstage" feature recent shows/tours that have used VARI*LITE® products. This list will be updated check back to find out where we go backstage next. For information on how you can be included in Backstage, contact Bryan Matthews.

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Red Power Peru prepares for Sir Elton John

Red Power Peru prepares for Sir Elton John in Lima with 32 VL3500 Wash and 30 VL3000 Spot Luminaires.

VARI*LITE Tech Training in London

At our latest Tech Training, Coral Cooper leads a class for our dealers in Europe on January 16-20 in London. At the training session we had technicians from England, France, Denmark and the Ukraine. Thank you all for a fantastic training class!

Zip Line in the Canary Islands

Is that a 13-year old rigger for VARI*LITE? No, it's Iñigo Acha, son of our distributor in Spain, Nacho Acha from EES doing a Zip Line in the Canary Islands while sporting some VARI*LITE gear.

Cool Lights for Cold Nights Master Class at CCM

At the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music Master Class, Philips Vari-Lite was on-hand to assist Vincent Lighting Systems in 2 days of presentations to students, faculty members, and outside customers as well. When speaking about the event Jim Cage, CCM Resident Lighting Designer, Professor, and MFA Lighting Head, said "It was a very memorable class for so many. The Vari-Lite commitment to excellence was very evident and we thank you."

Andrea Bocelli Concerto Tour

Backstage at the Andrea Bocelli Concerto Tour, lighting designer and operator Aldo Visentin worked with crew chief Steve "Dak" Harris and technicians Jaime Jensen and Gerardo Viernato create a spectacular design with 48 VL3000 Spot, 14 VL3500 Wash FX Luminaires, and 34 VL500A Wash Luminaires supplied by AVI-SPL.

WFX 2011

During WFX 2011, we had a great time meeting with many worship facility lighting designers, technicians, and media ministers.  Partnering with Philips Strand Lighting and Philips Selecon inside our booth, the VARI*LITE luminaires were also on proud display inside the Clearwing booth as well as featured prominently on the Mainstage for the shows musical performances.

Aerosmith en Panamá

Jaime Sierra, RW Lights, sent in this shot of the Aerosmith tour in Panamá using a whole lot of VARI*LITE luminaires.


At the recent VARI*LITE Demo Days hosted by our Belgium dealer FACE-BE, European Sales Manager Matt Hallard showcased the VL440 Spot, VL770 Spot, VL880 Spot and VLX3 Wash luminaires.

LDI 2011 was a wonderful success

At LDI 2011, no matter "rain or shine" our crew worked extremely hard to produce a wonderful event with a fantastic attendance.  Thank you very much to all those you stopped by, and a special thank you as well to all the technicians and friends of Vari-Lite who pitched in on Thursday night to help us overcome a few "not so expected" tradeshow challenges.

The LIttle Ones at Soundquest 2011

The Little Ones continue to make their trade show debuts around the world, this time at Soundquest 2011 in Budapest.

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