It’s Our 5th Blogoversary
We’re Celebrating With Five Days of Prizes For You!

We want to say thank you to all of our loyal Spectrum readers! To celebrate five wonderful years of blog posts filled with color, Rosco-history, the power of light and life behind-the-scenes – we are having a contest that features some of our posts throughout the years and rewards you, our gracious readers, for tuning-in…

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Russian Inspiration From The Bolshoi & Blade Runner

Thanks to the Sochi Olympics, the eyes of the world are getting a glimpse into Russia’s culture and heritage. Just as Bob Costas and Mary Carillo might introduce us to Russian culture in their broadcasts, we thought we’d share some insights with you into Russian theatre. Damir Ismagilov, chief lighting designer for the Bolshoi Theatre…

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Black Light Effects – They’re Not Just for Halloween Anymore

Tis the season for haunted houses, spooky mazes and Halloween parties. No doubt, if you partake in any of the above, you’ll probably experience at least one black light effect. We covered what makes good black light in a previous Spectrum post. Now, we’ll illustrate how, thanks to the LED black light technology found in…

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There’s More Than One Way to Stage a CATS

Italy is not especially renowned for its productions of modern musicals. Its fame lies in having invented the form of musical theatre called “opera.” When Saverio Marconi, the acclaimed director of the Compagnia della Rancia, finally obtained the rights to CATS after six years of negotiations with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group – he…

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