Performing Arts Center
This is where we do a lot of our work and where three of our members hold
house staff positions. We also think it's a great example of a beautifully
equipped theater and a nice place to work.
Widely regarded as one of the finest opera companies in the U.S. Need
we say more?
Tulsa Ballet was founded in 1956 by husband and wife, Roman Jasinski and
Larkin, formerly of the Ballet Russe.
United States Institute for Theater Technology.
The online version of the magazine covering all aspects of theaterical
design and fabrication.
No doubt you've heard the saying: "...in the limelight."
Check out this short article by John H. Lienhard. The limelight actually
preceded the carbon arc and was the early predecessor to the modern follow
Hart's American Widecsreen Museum
A great resource for information on past motion picture widescreen processes
such as CinemaScope, VistaVision, etc.
Information on motion picture projection systems, lamphouses, platter
systems and theatrical sound. Also has a great PDF document library.
Manufacturer of audio consoles and a myriad of sound-related products
used in theater, television and motion pictures. Yamaha is the OEM for
the versatile PM5D digital sound console, which is installed in the PAC's
For us "old-time" stagehands, we still think of them as Strong
Electric. While their current spotlight line will never compare to their
now obsolete carbon arc Strong Super Trouper, they still manufacture the
spotlights that are most often found in entertainment venues. Four of
their Gladiator II's are used in the Tulsa Performing Arts Center and
the new BOK Arena utilizes eight of the Gladiator III's and 4 Xenon Super's.
Baldwin's Stage Lighting Tech Pages
A good Internet starting point for a variety of stage lighting-related
links. While it's geared to the European lighting professional, there
is still a wealth of information therein.
Labs and Lee
Ever wonder how we make colored light or put those pretty patterns on
the stage? These two companies supply the vast majority of color filters
and patterns (we call 'em gobo's) used in entertainment.
(Electronic Theater Controls)
These guys make probably the finest theatrical lighting instruments in
the world. You can witness their versatility and quality in all theater
spaces at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. And as of November 2011, all
our spaces in the Tulsa Performing Arts Center use ETC boards for lighting
Stage Lighting Company
Another big manufacturer of theatrical lighting equipment and systems.
A lot of us in theater use some weird and unique tools. Many can be found
These folks make the intercom systems that we use in entertainment.
A great website
with mountains of information about the movie palaces of old and theaters
past and present.
or Light Emitting Diodes have been around for a long time but in the past
few years, the technology has grown exponentially both in types produced
and application. They are now found on an ever-increasing basis in entertainment
lighting and Chauvet is one, among many, of the manufacturers that produce