Category: Performing Arts

HARMAN Professional Solutions provides audio, video, lighting, and control technology for theaters, music halls, and other live performance venues.

Orchestrating Light with Designer Mike Baldassari

With a career spanning 30 years of lighting for theater, rock ‘n’ roll shows, television, film and almost any other medium you can imagine, Mike Baldassari possesses an inexhaustible enthusiasm for the diversity of his work. A Tony Awards® – and Emmy Award – nominated lighting designer, Mike easily shifts from concerts, like Phish’s Madison Square
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TECH TALKS: The Importance of Industrial Design in Performance Lighting

In our “Tech Talk” series, we speak with the industry experts here at HARMAN Professional Solutions to get the inside scoop on AVL technology. Today, we’re speaking with Uffe Toft, Principal Industrial Designer, Lighting for HARMAN. Uffe graduated from the Aarhus School of Architecture with a Master’s Degree in Industrial Design before joining the Lego
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HARMAN Professional Solutions Brings Light and Sound Together at LDI 2016

Recently, HARMAN Professional Solutions joined leaders in the entertainment technology industry at LDI 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. In previous years, the “LDI” acronym stood for Lighting Dimensions International, but this year, the event changed its name to “Live Design International.” The tradeshow’s new and more inclusive moniker reflected the show’s shift in emphasis from
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New York’s Prince of Lighting, an Interview with Ken Billington

(“Dreamgirls,” Apollo Theater 2009. Photography: Joan Marcus) Tony Award winner Ken Billington has been infatuated with lighting since the fourth grade when he was working on a play and did a blackout, and his classmates screamed and cheered as the lights came back up. Since then, as one of Broadway’s most-celebrated lighting designers, Ken has
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