Backstage with Vari-LiteStories and pictures from "Vari-Lite Backstage" feature recent shows/tours that have used VARI*LITE® products. This list will be updated periodically...so check back to find out where we go backstage next. For information on how you can be included in Backstage, contact Bryan Matthews.
Rush at the AAC with VL4000 BeamWash and VL4000 Spot luminiares
When the Rush tour came through Dallas, National Sales Manager Leonard Miller went to visit LD Howard Ungerleider and the crew from Solotech to check out their lighting design featuring VL4000 BeamWash and VL4000 Spot luminiares.
Toucan Productions Now Stocking VL4000 Spot Luminaires
Toucan Productions has made an investment in VL4000 Spot luminaires which are now available at their Oklahoma City headquarters. As the largest provider of lighting, staging and sound equipment in Oklahoma, Toucan Productions supports over 1000 events annually through their massive equipment inventory which already included a number of Vari-Lite luminaires. “The VL4000 Spot was a ‘no-brainer’ to purchase because of all the features packed into the light which makes it an extremely versatile fixture for all markets," said Misty Myers, Vice President, Toucan Productions.
VL4000 Spots Now in Stock at Kinetic Lighting
The award-winning stage lighting and theatrical supplier Kinetic Lighting is now carrying the VL4000 Spot luminaire as part of their lighting inventory. “We’re thrilled to have the VL4000 Spot in our rental inventory” said David Rosen, President Kinetic Lighting. “This fixture is packed with features and offers a whole range of FX, which are two of the reasons client feedback has been so positive. We think VL4000 Spot will quickly become a workhorse fixture in our inventory.”
Something Out Of This World!
Andrew Witte of Clearwing Phoenix has an incredible talent for taking old Vari-Lite luminaire parts and turning them into a work of art! Andrew sent this creation to Dean Dove who is prominently and proudly displaying this piece in his office inside the Dallas headquarters of Philips Vari-Lite. Spectacular detail and ingenuity.
Academy of Country Music Awards
At the 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards, Jon Kusner of Full Flood used Vari-Lite VL3500 Wash, VL3500 Spot, VL3000 Spot and VL5 Arc luminaires in his lighting design at the massive AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas, marking the largest celebration the Academy has ever presented.
VL4000 BeamWash LA Launch at Club Nokia
At Club Nokia in Los Angeles, the VL4000 BeamWash took the stage along with the VL4000 Spot luminaire to showcase their unlimited design possibilities to lighting designers and dealers throughout Southern California.
VL4000 BeamWash with the Clearwing Crew
After their vendor showcase in Milwaukee, WI, the crew from Clearwing Productions snapped a quick shot with the newly debuted VL4000 BeamWash. (L to R: Jessica Peck, Nick Skaja, Michael Peter Hionis, Warren Martyniak and Casey Miller)
VL4000 BeamWash at Clearwing Vendor Showcase
On the day of its worldwide debut, the VL4000 BeamWash accompanied the VL4000 Spot and NEO to the Clearwing Productions Vendor Showcase in Milwaukee, WI.
VL3015LT Spots getting ready to hit the road with Elite Multimedia
The team at Elite Multimedia preps their VL3015LT Spot luminaires for their upcoming tours.
Philips Entertainment Conducts a Noteworthy Performance at LDI 2014
At LDI 2014, Philips Entertainment enjoyed one of its most noteworthy tradeshows during a full week which included “The Symphony of Light”, VL4000 Spot technical training, NEO lighting control console training, and the well-celebrated Philips Strand Lighting Centennial Toast and Champagne Reception.