The MegaPointe from Robe will be on display at LDI 2017
The MegaPointe from Robe will be on display at LDI 2017

Robe at LDI 2017

Michael Eddy

Robe – on Booth 715 - will showcase its dynamic new MegaPointe® multi-functional moving light, bringing all the excitement and buzz of real live performance to the exhibition floor at the Robe City Music Hall which will present the MegaPointe Live show… an hourly extravaganza not to be missed. Visitors can also see several other new products being shown for the first time at a U.S trade show including the BMFL™ LightMaster and from the PATT range, Pixel PATT™, PATT 2017™, and onePATT™.

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Ghibli is Ayrton’s first LED spot luminaire
Ghibli is Ayrton’s first LED spot luminaire

New Products From Ayrton Make US Debut at LDI 2017

Michael Eddy

Ayrton will continue to celebrate its 15th anniversary at the LDI Show in Las Vegas Convention Center (Booth #2443) with an exciting new variation on its much-anticipated light show. Visitors to the booth are in for a treat as they enter a ‘crystal dome’ to witness over 300 new Ayrton fixtures presented in a spectacular display, and even have the chance to sit in one of the special gaming chairs.

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The new ColorSource CYC from ETC will be on display at LDI 2017
The new ColorSource CYC from ETC will be on display at LDI 2017

ETC gets CYC-ed for LDI 2017

Michael Eddy

ETC’s booth at LDI 2017 will be awash in color as the new ColorSource CYC luminaire makes its debut at the Las Vegas Convention Center next week. From November 17-19, visitors to booth #2773 can demo the new fixture – a compact, affordable five-color LED cyclorama light that specializes in smooth washes and rich color – and see its striking optics in action on the booth’s cyc.

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USITT 2018 Offers Sessions on Going Green

Kathy Eddy

As designers, technicians, and humans we take a lot out of the environment. Emissions, excess materials destined for landfill, and the electricity needed to power large scale shows are all factors which affect the earth and its well-being. USITT 2018 is bringing two eye-opening sessions on how you can play a part in going green in the industry in both scene design and costuming.

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The Book Of Will at Denver Center for the Performing Arts
The Book Of Will at Denver Center for the Performing Arts

Scenic Designer Sandra Goldmark Brought Sustainable Set Elements to DCPA for The Book of Will

Kathy Eddy

The Book of Will Scenic Designer Sandra Goldmark brings her personal interest in climate change and sustainability into all of her work across the country. So her sets are almost entirely made up of reclaimed and recycled materials, or in the case of the DCPA Theatre Company's world premiere play, pulled from storage.

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Broadway Green Alliance's Fall Textile Collection Drive Set for November 15th
Broadway Green Alliance's Fall Textile Collection Drive Set for November 15th

Broadway Green Alliance Fall Textile Collection Drive Set for November 15th

Michael Eddy

The Broadway Green Alliance (BGA) is sponsoring a textile drive on Wednesday, November 15th from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in Duffy Square (46th Street between 7th Avenue and Broadway in Times Square). The collection drive is open to all shows, theaters, industry members, and fans in a collaborative effort to make cleaning out your theater or your closet a greener experience.

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The Maverick MK Pyxis from Chauvet will be highlighted in the company's LDI Booth #1415
The Maverick MK Pyxis from Chauvet will be highlighted in the company's LDI Booth #1415

Chauvet Professional Showcases New Maverick Fixtures and Video Tiles at LDI 2017

Michael Eddy

From a wash-beam effect with a ring of nine LEDs and continuous 360° pan/tilt movement, to an indoor/outdoor video panel with magnetic LED modules, Chauvet Professional will be showcasing a wide array of groundbreaking solutions for lighting professionals at this year’s LDI show.

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In The Heights, lit by Lighting Designer Cory Pattak at the Olney Theatre
In The Heights, lit by Lighting Designer Cory Pattak at the Olney Theatre

LD Cory Pattak Runs Colors Through "In The Heights"

Michael Eddy

Lighting Designer, Cory Pattak never ceases to be awed by the sunsets over Manhattan. “You find yourself swearing ‘this can’t be real,’” said the New York-based lighting designer. “All those pinks, oranges and purples… that can only exist in an Instagram filter, right? But your eyes don’t lie. This is how days often end in Manhattan. I used to be afraid that if I put those colors on stage, it would look too unreal.” 

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