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  • 2016 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award

    Congratulations to Jared A. Sayeg on winning the 2016 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Kinetic Lighting Award for outstanding achievement in theatrical design! The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle was founded in 1969. It is dedicated to excellence in theatrical criticism and to the encouragement and improvement of theatre in Greater Los Angeles.

  • The Blog Is Back

    Kinetic’s blog is back in action! Take a moment to check out our recent posts: Open House Recap Things I learned in Grad School (Abridged) ETC Mini Tac Toe Elation Fuze Washes, for that old school look. 2016 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Kinetic Lighting Award (Interested in being a guest blogger? Send us a message.)

  • Things I Learned In Grad School (Abridged)

    Third-year University of California Irvine MFA lighting design student Wesley Charles Chew has some pro-tips he’s learned in grad school that he wants to share with aspiring lighting designers! His most recent design at UCI was PARADE where he rented 8 Martin Mac Quantum Profiles and 8 Chauvet COLORado Batten 72’s from Kinetic to light […]

  • Open House Recap

    Thanks to all who joined us for our 2017 9th Annual Open House! Here’s a recap for those who missed it. Truss Structures The concept for the main entrance was to make the truss structure a visually immersive experience, with an out-of-the-box design where you felt immediately part of the event. The truss structure on the […]

  • ETC Mini Tac Toe

    ETC Mini Tac Toe was showcased at the 2017 Kinetic Open House. Thanks to Chris Stokes, Field Project Coordinator, Western Region at ETC, Inc. for bringing it! Here’s some info from Chris on how he designed it and how to download the showfile and try it out yourself! Background Info: Mini Tac Toe was a joint effort out of […]

  • Elation Fuze Washes, for that old school look.

    We recently picked up Elation Fuze z120 and z350 moving wash lights for rental stock. Neither fixture was on our wish list, until a particular design challenge gave us a sign. We recently worked with a lighting designer on a system installation at a studio. The studio mandated that the fixtures had to be LED, a challenging constraint for a […]