The Little Mermaid performed at The Classical Academy in Colorado. Photo credit: Shayla Marin Photography
The Little Mermaid performed at The Classical Academy in Colorado. Photo credit: Shayla Marin Photography

The Classical Academy in Colorado Goes with All LED Lighting

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The Classical Academy (TCA) in Colorado Springs, CO recently debuted its new performing arts auditorium with a production of The Little Mermaid enhanced by an all LED Elation Professional lighting system designed and installed by Second Opinion Audio.

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The interior of the Rialto Theater in Loveland, CO. Photo credit: DJRI
The interior of the Rialto Theater in Loveland, CO. Photo credit: DJRI

Historic Rialto Theater Makes A Giant Leap with Sound Reinforcement

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With historic entertainment venues predating sound reinforcement and their physical features often being protected, it can be a major challenge to meet the audio expectations of 21st century audiences. But at the Rialto Theater in Loveland, CO, an Alcons LR7 micro line array system has achieved exactly that.

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Ayrton’s Ghibli units have already been used by Alaska’s newest professional theatre company, CAZART, on a production of Lungs by Duncan Macmillan, with lighting design by UAA student James Kendall
Ayrton’s Ghibli units have already been used by Alaska’s newest professional theatre company, CAZART, on a production of Lungs by Duncan Macmillan, with lighting design by UAA student James Kendall

University of Alaska, Anchorage Acquires Moving Light Fixtures

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The Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Alaska, Anchorage (UAA) has taken delivery of Ayrton Ghibli™ fixtures, Ayrton’s first LED spot luminaire with a factory-equipped framing system, supplied by ACT Lighting, Inc., Ayrton’s exclusive distributor in North America. Here's a video demonstrating the features of the Ghibli: {youtube}v=tkZfYCTVuQ0&{/youtube}

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A view from the auditorium of the new Auditorio de la plaza Purisima
A view from the auditorium of the new Auditorio de la plaza Purisima

New Luminaires for the Auditorio de la plaza Purisima

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Located in Purísima del Rincón, Guanajuato, Mexico, the Auditorio de la plaza Purísima is a new performing arts center built for the benefit of the more than 200,000 citizens in the Rincón municipalities. With an expectation to implement the latest in lighting technology into the design, Interlight Mexico worked with the design team at Genesist and installed Chalice LED downlights, PHX LED ellipsoidals, and Spectra Cyc LED cyclorama luminaires from Altman Lighting.

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The theater at the University of Atlántico in Columbia
The theater at the University of Atlántico in Columbia

Theatrical Looks at University of Atlantico in Columbia

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With 12,248 students and 656 full-time professors, the University of Atlántico is the largest higher education institution in Columbia. As part of a recent move to transform the University's multipurpose auditorium into a full-fledged theatre for its students, local AV specialists Schallertech provided a versatile lighting arrangement, specifying a number of CHAUVET Professional Ovation E-260WW, Ovation E-160WW, and Ovation F-95WW fixtures.

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Bill Groener, President of VLS
Bill Groener, President of VLS

Bill Groener Joins Vincent Lighting Systems as President

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Vincent Lighting Systems (VLS) today announced that well-respected industry veteran Bill Groener will be joining VLS as its new President. Founder and former President, Paul Vincent, will remain connected with VLS as an advisor moving forward. Groener, who will be based in the Cleveland area, will be taking on the responsibilities of his new role immediately. He will work closely with the VLS Leadership Team to assure a smooth transition. 

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