The nightclub tragedy in Rhode Island has forced us all to take a hard look at pyrotechnics and indeed all safety issues in the entertainment industry. Being on the road myself as a technical director, I've already received a phone call from a date we have in that state next month. We have no actual pyrotechnics in the show, but we do have live fire. As I attempted to convince the venue that our fire was safe and up to code, it occurred to me that safety was not the issue as much as ...

General Admission

This content is free to access as a registered user on

Why register for It's simple and free, and here is what you get:

  • Daily original news covering the latest in entertainment design and technology
  • Features on the latest industry trends
  • Insights from thought leaders in the industry
  • The ability to view both pay-per-view and free recorded sessions from our live events including Master Classes, LDI and Envision

Already registered? here.