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Stephen Ellison
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  • Chapel Hill, NC
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Stephen Ellison replied to John Snelling's discussion Lighting For Church
"John, First if the system is laid out correctly then you will be able to run everything from the console. You would also be able to have entry stations as well. On your budget you can buy the dimmers only. Best bet is go LED like Nook suggests sine…"
Feb 12
Stephen Ellison commented on Richard Cadena's group Lighting Designers
"I don't think there is a boom base for unthreaded pipe. I can think of ways to support unthreaded pipe in a vertical position but not with a weighted base. You would need more pipe and scaffolding clamps, "cheeseboro's"."
Jul 19, 2011
Stephen Ellison and Mark Ravenhill are now friends
Apr 23, 2011
Stephen Ellison joined john hauer's group

Education + Teaching

We need to teach all sorts of people how to pull off our shows. The Good, The Bad and the...where the hell is that kid!?!
Mar 23, 2011
Stephen Ellison and Justin Lang are now friends
Mar 23, 2011
Stephen Ellison replied to Brit Manning's discussion Drafting Software in the group Lighting Designers
"As I read the beginning of this thread my first thought was to recommend SoftPlot. It is a good beginning program, which will do for both plot and paperwork. WYSIWYG is a program by Cast Software that has vastly improved on…"
Dec 18, 2010
Stephen Ellison commented on sarah rushton-read's group ecotheatre
"I replied to your article request before finding out you are in the UK so you may not know Teddy. Are in Vegas next week for NAB?"
Apr 5, 2010
Stephen Ellison joined sarah rushton-read's group


Aims to discuss how we can improve efficiency, reduce waste and encourage a philosophy of using less for longer without compromising the art. All suggestions welcome.
Apr 5, 2010
Stephen Ellison replied to sarah rushton-read's discussion Greening up your act
"One of the best new eco-ideas is LED House lights I know of one firm in florida that now has a whole range of fixtures from gym to fancy down light cans. The name of the company escapes me at this moment but the contact is Teddy Van Bemel, Richard…"
Apr 5, 2010
Stephen Ellison replied to Eric Schutz's discussion Stage Flooring
"An outdoor space is a special consideration and masonite would not be suitable for that for the reason you stated, moisture. My choice for masonite is indoors where the moisture factor is not an issue. "
Mar 18, 2010
Stephen Ellison replied to Eric Schutz's discussion Stage Flooring
"I am the theater manager at East Chapel Hill HS, and also a consultant of Lighting Systems. The music teacher is so very wrong. The best surface and one that will be easy to repair in the future is and underlay of 3/4" plywood on 2 x 4's…"
Mar 15, 2010
Nick Denville and Stephen Ellison are now friends
Mar 12, 2010
Stephen Ellison replied to Richard Cadena's discussion 2009 Tool Boxes
"I would add some of my favorites: Roll of White Paper Board Tape C-Wrenches I like a 6" for most work and 12" for the odd large nut found on some Cheseboro's and Unistrut Hardware I like small so I found a Leatherman Squirt E4 which…"
Mar 12, 2010
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Mar 12, 2010
Stephen Ellison commented on Richard Cadena's group Production Electricians
"So what is the model of the meter, it looks like Fluke meter."
Mar 12, 2010
Stephen Ellison replied to Marty Browne's discussion S4 leko specs in the group Production Electricians
"On the website under products choose lighting fixtures then choose source four then choose downloads. On the download page is a list of all available literature, there is a dat sheet for each lens configuration. On page 4 of each data sheet is the…"
Jan 23, 2010

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What's your current occupation?
Theater Manager & Lighting System Design Consultant
Where did you learn your craft?
North Carolina School of the Arts
Who have you worked for or where have you worked in the past?
McManus Enterprises, Production Arts NYC, Rosco, Stageworks Lighting
What's your favorite new technology?
Design Wash LED
Do you have any words of wisdom for your fellow lighting pros?
Start from the back when producing Art
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