Upstate Performance Technology Workshop 2023

Productions Unlimited, Inc. and Furman University are pleased to announce the return of of the Upstate Performance Technology Workshop taking place January 4-6, 2023 with special guest presenter Richard Cadena!

Richard Cadena is an ETCP Certified Entertainment Electrician and an ETCP Recognized Trainer with 35 years of experience in the entertainment lighting industry. He is the author of:
“Electricity for Entertainment Electricians & Technicians, 2nd Edition”
“Automated Lighting: The Art and Science of Moving Light, 2nd Edition”
“Lighting Design for Modern Houses of Worship”
“Focus on Lighting Technology”
He is also the technical editor for PLASA Media and a columnist for Lighting & Sound America, Lighting & Sound International, and Protocol magazines. As a freelance lighting designer and lighting consultant he has worked on concert tours, television, theatre, motion picture productions, and he has designed dozens of lighting systems for permanent installations. He is a member of IATSE Local 205 in good standing. Current and former clients include Cirque du Soleil, Carnival Cruise Lines, Disney, SeaWorld, Saturday Night Live, NBA, IATSE Locals 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 16, 58, 479, and more.

Mr. Cadena will be presenting the first two days of the Workshop, covering the fundamentals of electrical circuits and best practices for safe power distribution. On day three of the Workshop, PUI’s in-house experts will cover reading electrical schematics and basic fall protection & rigging.

Dates: January 4-6, 2023

Location: McAlister Auditorium at Furman University

Registration Fee:

Adults – $300 (after Dec. 1, 2022: $350)

Students – $250 (after Dec. 1, 2022: $300)

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