Stephen Ellison

Technical Sales

The Light Source

How To Pick The Right Gear For Space

This session starts with an introduction to understanding how to evaluate an LED fixture using TM-30. The session will then cover the different types of lighting fixtures and where to use them in your light plot. The last question to be answered will be, to rent or buy.


Stephen Ellison has been working in the Industry since receiving a BFA from NC School of the Arts in 1979. He has worked as a Rental Technician, Rental Manager, Service Manager, Fog Machine Designer, System Sales, Production Lighting Designer, Systems Designer, Technical Director, Technical Sales. He is ETCP Certified in Theater Rigging and Entertainment Electrician. He now works for The Light Source as the Technical Sales and Trade Show Manager. His favorite lighting is modern dance, or musicals, a designer has so much freedom to be creative in those art forms.