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.
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.
VL4000 Spot Technical Training at RADA
Philips Vari-Lite is currently rolling out training for the industry standard VL4000 Spot, with one of the most recent workshops taking place at London's RADA.
Curve Theatre Invests in VL4000 Spots
Leicester's award-winning Curve theatre has become one of the first in the UK to invest in the latest addition to the Philips Vari-Lite product line with the VL4000 Spot. The theatre purchased 10 of the luminaires from White Light as an ultra-versatile and cutting-edge solution to lighting its range of productions and events.
VL4000 Spots at Radio City Music Hall with Train and LMG
When Train set off on their 2014 album release tour, LD Brock Hogan wanted to use the newest automated luminaires so he chose 10 VL4000 Spots provided by LMG Touring. (Photo Credit: Craig Mitchell)
VL4000 Spot at Heavy Metal Montreal
At Heavy Metal Montreal, Visual and Set Designer Karl Gaudreau utilized 60 VL4000 Spot, 140 VL3500 Wash FX, 12 VL3500 Wash, and 18 VL3000 Spot luminaires provided by Solotech across the festivals four stages.
VL4000 Spot Wins PLASA Product Innovation Award
The VL4000 Spot was a winner at PLASA 2014 as Richard Schmit (L) picks up the PLASA Product Innovation Award from Governing Body chair Ed Pagett.
At PLASA 2014, Philips Vari-Lite and the Philips Entertainment family opened the show with a beautiful showcase of the VL4000 Spot and the 100th Anniversary of Philips Strand Lighting.
VL4000 Spots at the Metropolitan Opera
VL4000 Spot luminaires make their theatrical debut at the Metropolitan Opera with 4Wall Entertainment Lighting.
VL4000 Spot luminaires arrive in Australia at Jands
Australia is now stocked with VL4000 Spot luminaires as Jands put their new fixtures on full display.
VL4000 Spot luminaires arrive at EES in Spain
Spain is now stocked with VL4000 Spot luminaires as a new shipment has arrived on the docks at EES.