Lighting designer and programmer, Alex Ares will speak at the 2014 Electronic Dance Music Master Classes (EDMMC) in Las Vegas, one of the hottest EDM locations in the country, in conjunction with LDI, EDMMC will explore the artistic, technical, and practical challenges of designing and programming for this burgeoning musical phenomenon. EDM's top designers, technicians and experts will lead sessions in two distinct tracks- one for lighting and projection, and one for audio. Register today while confidence rates last until July 31! Read about this awesome EDMMC lighting/projection speaker below!

Alex Ares is a freelance lighting designer and programmer currently residing in Las Vegas, NV.

Credits include festivals and shows with Stone Temple Pilots, Britney Spears, Ultra Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival, Boys Noize, Infected Mushroom, MIA Festival, Coachella, A-Trak, Flux Pavilion, and Swedish House Mafia.

Ares has assisted lighting designers such as John Kushner, Michael Duncan, Patrick Dierson, Steve Lieberman, Patrick Woodroffe, and Robert Dickinson, to name just a few.

Starting his career in Las Vegas as a house lighting designer in such venues as the Golden Nugget Las Vegas, Wynn Las Vegas, and The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, and running lights in nightclubs from C2K, The Light, and Body English, Ares is well versed in all aspects of lighting from rock to EDM. “It doesn’t matter who or what I’m lighting, as long as I’m having fun doing it," he says. "It's not a job; it's my life.”