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.
A quick visit from an award-winning LD
LD LeRoy Bennett recently stopped by the Philips Entertainment factory in Dallas for a quick visit and a demo of all the latest technologies inside from Vari-Lite, Strand Lighting, Selecon and Showline. He is pictured here with our own Pete Borchetta.
Fidelity Award at En Coulisse
To cap off a very successful showing at En Coulisse, Denis Lefrancois, President of Solotech presented Julie Smith and John Bilyk of Philips Vari-Lite with a special Fidelity Award honoring their 10 years of continued support for En Coulisse.
Solotech En Coulisse Trade Show
Before the doors opened at the 2013 Solotech En Coulisse Trade Show, John Bilyk snapped a few quick shots as we prepared to meet all the designers, technicians and lighting professionals in attendance to showcase our latest high-performance automated luminaires.
VL3015LT Testing at DPS
At Authorized Dealer DPS, Senior Designer Tom Huston tests their new VL3015LT Spot luminaires.
VL3015LT Spot Getting Ready at DPS
At the warehouse of Authorized VARI-LITE Dealer DPS, VL3015LT Spot luminaires prepared to take their place on stage at the 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live with LD Allen Branton.
Prolight + Sound 2013
At Prolight + Sound 2013 in Frankfurt, Philips Vari-Lite joined together with the Philips Entertainment family to showcase a multitude of new lighting products and technologies which included the VL3015LT Spot luminaire and VLX Wash luminaire individual cell control, along with new PLProfile1 and PLFresnel1 LED luminaires, the new 250 ML control console, and the new Showline SL NITRO 510 LED strobe luminaire making this event one the most talked about tradeshows in recent years.
At USITT 2013 we had a wonderful time with our Philips Entertainment partners, Philips Strand Lighting and Philips Selecon, showcasing all of our latest VARI-LITE luminaires plus the latest developements with the Showline product line while meeting with all our dealers and friends who stopped by at the show.
World Snowboard Championships
At the recent World Snowboard Championships, Authorized VAR-LITE Dealer Solotech providing the lighting rig which included a truss filled with high-powered VL3500 Wash luminaires suspended hundreds of feet above the fast-paced action below.
DPS VARI-LITE Demo
Authorized Dealer DPS recently held a demo of the VL3015LT Spot, VL3515 Spot, VLX Wash, and VL3500 Wash FX luminaires and Ray Whitton was on-hand to snap a few photos while speaking with LD's and DP's about their use of VARI-LITE luminaires.
VL3015LT at the X Factor
On set, LD Marcin Michna snapped a quick photo of the VL3015LT Spot commenting "It's a very bright star at the X Factor."