When a rock star sings into a microphone, a spotlight lights up the stage, or special effects dazzle the audience, an electrician is often working hard behind the scenes to help make this happen. Nearly every performance — from a concert to an opera — is powered by a team of electricians and technicians who work together to bring a performance to life. In the entertainment industry, electricians are as important to live event production as any other department, such as rigging,
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Shining the Spotlight on Electricians in the Entertainment Industry
With proper certification, training, and experience, electricians can work behind the scenes during live stage productions and concert tours.