City Theatrical has added two new staff members in two newly created staff positions, including sales and product development.

Ken Bruns has joined the company as a salesperson, concentrating on outside sales and increasing CTI’s contact with designers, consultants, distributors, production electricians, theatres, and other end users. Prior to joining CTI, Ken was an account executive at PRG in North Bergen, New Jersey. Ken holds a BFA degree from Ithaca College.

Ben Merrick has also joined CTI as new product development manager. Ben has worked at the Hartford Stage Company, and is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama. Ben’s role will be to help ensure a steady stream of new products for City Theatrical customers.

City Theatrical, Inc. is a Bronx, New York, based lighting accessories manufacturer and winner of 26 product and business awards in the last eleven years. Products include the award-winning WDS Wireless Data System™, accessories for Color Kinetics®, Auto Yoke®, and Lightwright 4™ as well as the world’s most extensive catalog of theatrical lighting accessories.