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ETCP Certified Team Members

We are proud of our team members who have invested their time and talent to become ETCP-Certified. The Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) recognizes those individuals who have demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities in specific disciplines within the entertainment technology field, to ensure the highest level of safety for crew members, performers and audiences.


 

Adam Feig

Production Specialist

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Adam Feig - ETCP Certified

Adam Feig joined the staff at Vincent Lighting in 2007, after earning a BFA in Theatre Design and Production from the University of Cincinnati. Adam works tirelessly to design, plan, install, run and strike lights for a variety of productions at all hours of the day and night. His efforts don’t go unnoticed; he receives numerous commendations from our clients on both his talent and his professionalism.

Adam is one of two technicians at VLS – and one of just a handful in the US  -- who are ETCP triple-certified. The Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) is an industry-wide program to recognize those who demonstrate both knowledge and experience in different areas, including entertainment electrician, arena-rigging and arena-theatre.

 

 

matt klasmeier

Service Technician

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Matt Klasmeier-ETCP Certified

Matt joined Vincent Lighting Systems in 1998 as Service Technician, where he provides expert repair and training in Ohio, Kentucky and everywhere in between. Before joining our staff, Matt earned a BFA in theatre lighting and design at Northern Kentucky University and spent five years working sound and lighting for a wide variety of shows at Kings Island. In 2016, Matt earned his ETCP - Entertainment Electrician Certification. The Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) is an industry-wide program to recognize those who demonstrate both knowledge and experience in different areas, including entertainment electrician, arena-rigging and arena-theatre.

 

 


 

 

Scott latham

Production Specialist

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Scott Latham - ETCP Certified

Scott Latham joined the staff at Vincent Lighting in 2011 as Production Specialist and has received numerous commendations and compliments from our clients. Scott works tirelessly to design, plan, install, run and strike lights for a variety of productions at all hours of the day and night. His talent and professionalism shine through his work.

Scott is one of two technicians at VLS – and one of just a handful in the US – who are ETCP triple-certified. The Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) is an industry-wide program to recognize those who demonstrate both knowledge and experience in different areas, including entertainment electrician, arena-rigging and arena-theatre.

 

 

 

PETER MARTINO

Production Specialist

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Peter Martino - ETCP certifiedPeter got involved in the entertainment industry earlier than most of us. His dad was a film editor and photographer, so they constantly had gear around the house, which Peter sometimes had the chance to play with. At age six, he was already hanging lights in a catwalk with his dad and running sound and lights, when he was allowed.

Although he moved several times growing up, Peter returned to his birth state to earn a BFA in Lighting Design at Michigan State University. He also became a member of IA Local 274 for overhire work. Peter worked at the Actor’s Theatre of Louisville, until he joined Vincent Lighting's team in 2014. Since then, he has earned both his Vari-Lite and CM Hoist Certifications.

In 2017, Peter earned his ETCP certification as Entertainment Electrician. The Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) is an industry-wide program to recognize those who demonstrate both knowledge and experience in different areas, including entertainment electrician, arena-rigging and arena-theatre.

Random Fun Facts

  • When he gets a break from work, you can find Peter out mountain biking, skiing or watching sports.
  • Peter fell in love with lighting and music, when he went to a Springsteen’s E-Street Band Reunion tour. In fact, concerts are still his favorite type of show to light.
  • His favorite food is pasta. “It must be the Italian in me,” he responds. That probably also explains why he’d like to revisit Italy.

 

 

JT Mauric

Rental Shop Manager

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JT Mauric - ETCP Certified

Born and raised in Fremont, Ohio, JT’s first experience working behind the scenes was in high school, doing a production of Godspell. He attended Wright State University and upon graduation in 2007, we snatched him up to fill a job opening at VLS. As rental shop manager, JT has the complex task of coordinating the logistics and details of equipment, transportation and personnel on a variety of productions happening at all hours of the day and night.

In 2013, JT earned his ETCP-Entertainment Electrician certification. The Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) is an industry-wide program to recognize those who demonstrate both knowledge and experience in different areas, including entertainment electrician, arena-rigging and arena-theatre.

Random Fun Facts

  • In his precious little free time, JT’s life revolves around his family. And sleep.
  • JT loves off-roading and camping.
  • If he could make a living doing anything, JT would try his hand at being a restaurant chef.

 

debra rettich

Project Manager

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Debra Rettich - ETCP certified

Debra Rettich grew up in the Kentucky Derby country of Louisville. Like so many others, she got into our industry in high school theatre, which she affectionately refers to as the Land of Misfit Toys (we can relate). Her first production working behind the scenes was for Godspell. Debra earned her BFA in Theatre Design and Technology from Western Kentucky University. Before coming to VLS as a Service Technician in 2008, Debra worked with the folks at Bandit Lites in Nashville, as part of an internship and summer job.

Since joining the staff at VLS, Debra has earned her ETCP Certification as entertainment electrician. The Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) is an industry-wide program to recognize those who demonstrate both knowledge and experience in different areas, including entertainment electrician, arena-rigging and arena-theatre.

Debra transitioned into the project department at VLS. What does she love most about her new position? She answers, “I love the complex design build projects that involve multiple manufacturer system integration. They require creative problem solving to find the most effective solution for challenges and give me the most satisfaction in seeing a project from beginning to end. We take pride and ownership of these installations.”

Random Fun Facts

  • Debra loves to read. She reads at least two books a week.
  • She could spend hours watching penguins at the aquarium. Her dream job would be sea otter keeper at the zoo.
  • Debra loves museums about anything cars, art, play, crime or even news.
  • Her family is central to her life, which includes her 7 year-old Great Dane, Olivia, whom you can occasionally see hanging around the VLS office.