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Circus Maximus: Jeronimo Carbi

Jeronimo Carbi actually did run away to join the circus. Working for an entertainment equipment rental company in Argentina, Carbi gained experience working major stadium shows. Immigrating to the U.S.

Work Light Productions

Work Light Productions is a live entertainment production company that creates original shows and theatrical tours of Broadway productions.

Mercury Sound and Lighting

Mercury Sound and Lighting is a live production services company specializing in audio/visual design and installations for commercial clients.

Special Effects Designer

The execution of special effects on stage is a complicated and intricate process; as the audience is live and up-close, directors do not have the luxury of another take, such as in film or television, and there is no polishing in post-production. Instead, all effects must perform correctly the first time and do so repeatedly for each performance. This calls for intense collaboration between design departments, as well as the skill and expertise of a highly trained professional.

CBS Corporation

CBS Corporation is one of America’s largest media and entertainment companies, with divisions operating in the areas of film, television, radio, interactive media, and publishing, among others.

Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG)

AEG is a wholly owned subsidiary of Anschutz Company and operates numerous divisions dedicated to sports and entertainment presentations. Among other ventures and properties, AEG owns or controls facilities such as the STAPLES Center, Home Depot Center, American Airlines Arena, and NOKIA Theater Times Square. The company also owns several professional sports franchises, including the Los Angeles Kings, Houston Dynamo, and Los Angeles Galaxy.

Deck Electrician

Working in tandem with the lighting console operator on a live show, the deck electrician lives backstage and ensures the smooth operation of all lighting and electrical elements. In addition to his or her show track, this technician is always standing by to jump in and tackle a potentially show-ending power failure.

Upright Stagehand’s Glossary

apron – the section of the stage in front of the proscenium arch.

array – a set of flown speakers.

ASMAssistant Stage Manager.

AX – an abbreviation for “Audio.” 

High End Systems

High End Systems is an entertainment lighting and control systems manufacturer founded by Richard Belliveau and Lowell Fowler. The company is best known for their Flying Pig Systems line of Wholehog lighting consoles.

Limelight Productions, Inc.

Founded by William Beautyman in 1972, Limelight Productions supplies production equipment and installation services for the entertainment industry.