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Helpful info from the knowledgeable minds at VLS

Auditorium Learning: Lighting for the Socially Distant Classroom

While scrambling to find learning spaces that are large enough to fit the maximum student requirements and encourage learning and collaboration, you may find yourself wondering how to utilize the schools’ auditorium. If you’re thinking about turning your stage and auditorium space into a learning center but worry about lack of lighting, we’re here to help.

Lighting 101

Just as no two performances are exactly alike, there is no one proper way to light a stage or performance area. Fortunately, there are simple lighting design techniques that can help even beginners to get proper lighting for their productions. This guide will give you an overview of the jargon, techniques and ideas used to light a performance.

Lighting 102

The field of entertainment lighting was once limited to theater, film and television, but has grown to include retail, display, photography, education, worship services, themed attractions, corporate events and trade shows. This article provides basic lighting theory and practice that is recognized by the entertainment lighting industry, and simple principles and techniques of entertainment lighting.

Convert Your Auditorium Lights to LED

If you want to save energy costs on your auditorium lighting, consider retrofitting your houselight system to LED. In addition to energy and utility savings, you can brighten your space and reduce maintenance costs.

Moving Lights for Stage and Worship

Whether you call them movers, automated lights or intelligent fixtures, it’s tough to ignore the impact that automated luminaires have made on stage lighting design.

4 Items to Consider When Purchasing a New Lighting Console

Light boards, lighting desks, control consoles: whatever you call them, there are 4 key factors to consider when investing in a new console.