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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Technical Trainer Todd Kessler at it again!

Technical Trainer Todd Kessler was recently at it again, this time conducting a training class at the home office in Dallas.

McCartney "Out There" at the LA Sports Arena

While at the LA Sports Arena, Ray Whitton dropped in on LD Roy Bennett to check out his use of VL3500 Wash FX and VL3000 Spot luminaires on the Paul McCartney "Out There" tour.

Springsteen and The Killers at the Final Four Celebration with LD Systems

As part of the NCAA Final Four celebration, LD Systems provided the lighting and sound for the festival rig designed by John Dickson which included a rig full of VL3500 Wash FX, VL3500 Wash, VL3000 Spot and Showline SL NITRO 510 luminaires used for such artists as Bruce Springsteen and The Killers.

VL4000 at Sound:Check Expo

Continuing its worldwide debut, the VL4000 Spot recently made a stop at the Sound:Check Expo in Mexico City where our own Brad Schiller took part in a designer round table discussion; followed by a roof-top dealer event sponsored by Teletec featuring both the VL4000 Spot and VL3015LT Spot luminaires.


VL4000 at USITT 2014

At USITT 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas, the new VL4000 Spot received its North American debut much to the delight of the thousands of theatre professionals, technicians and students in attendance.

Houston Rodeo 2014

A quick shot of the Houston Rodeo rig during set-up and programming sent in by John Dickson, Lighting Designer with LD Systems, using VL3500 Wash and VL3500 Wash FX luminaires.

Tech Training in Dubai

Philips Vari-Lite Technical Trainer Todd Kessler recently completed a very successful training class with the TechnoPro Workshop Department in Dubai, UAE.

2014 DTV Celebrity Beach Bowl

VL3500 Wash luminaires preparing to tackle the competition at the 2014 DTV Celebrity Beach Bowl, supplied by Elite Multimedia.

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56th Annual Grammy Awards

Before the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, Ray Whitton was on site for the set up to snap a few shots of Vari-Lite gear getting ready for action in the show designed by LD Bob Dickinson along with numerous artists designers including Roy Bennett and Paul Normandale, plus LD Matt Firestone who designed the show for Music Cares next door at the LA Convention Center. VL3015LT Spots and VL3500 Wash FX Luminaires were a big hit in a rig that included numerous other Vari-Lite product lines.

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CITT 2013

At the CITT Annual Conference and Tradeshow, Philips Entertainment was excited to showcase the breadth of product lines from Philips Vari-Lite, Philips Strand Lighting, Philips Selecon, and the Showline family of LED luminaires demonstrating the power and technology innovations that set us apart from all others in the lighting industry.

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