• Cognito:  Powerful control.  Easy to use!

    Cognito: Powerful control. Easy to use!

    See for yourself.  Parlights is scheduling hands-on Cognito demonstrations. Powerful enough to control an entire stage of LED’s, Cognito features an approachable, intuitive, easy-to-use interface.   Next generation lighting control…for Mrs. McGillicudy, and everyone else. The challenge? Stage are getting more efficient, but they are also getting more complicated.  High efficiency, high output LED fixtures are […]
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  • LED Spotlights Promo

    The Future is here. Schedule your demo today!

    The next generation of LED Spotlights has arrived. From the Vari*Lite inspired technology of the Strand PL Series to the affordable punch  of the award winning Altman Phoenix LED, Parlights offers a range of versitile LED solutions for every theatre and budget.   These high output, high efficiency fixtures will help you “go green” (even from […]
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  • Parlights has Parts

    Can we fix it? Yes we can!

    Parlights has Parts. Often, a single replacement part will fix a lighting control system.  The problem?  Parts for older systems are hard to find.  Not to worry!  Parlights maintains an inventory of new and refurbished parts to support a variety of systems, including those manufactured by Strand Lighting, Electronics Diversified (EDI), and Entertainment Technology. In […]
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  • We Sell & Install Stage Curtains

    We Sell & Install Stage Curtains

    Stage curtains are special! Custom-tailored for every theatre, stage curtains are one of the most visible parts of any stage.  They must be rugged, beautiful…and flame retardant.  Typically sewn from panels of cotton velour, time and dust will eventually cause stage curtains to become fragile, tattered, faded remnants of their former glory. Depending on the […]
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  • Parlights Makeup Seminar

    Parlights Theatrical Makeup Seminar

    Parlights is pleased to bring professional Washington theatrical makeup artist Roger Riggle to Frederick for a one-day seminar on March 1, 2014 at the Performing Arts Factory, 244 S. Jefferson Street, in Frederick MD. The 4-hour seminar will cover basic theatrical makeup techniques, old age age looks, and may touch on extreme makeup (as time permits).  […]
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  • Innovative Solutions with Professional Results

    Innovative Solutions with Professional Results

    Experience working with the professional design community (architects and engineers) enables Parlights to integrate the Theatre Systems developed for our customers into constructions projects as a whole.
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  • Stage Lighting and Rigging Equipment is only as good as the support that stands behind it.

    Stage Lighting and Rigging Equipment is only as good as the support that stands behind it.

    At Parlights, the relationship with our customers does not end with the sale.  Our dedicated staff of service technicians and Theatre Systems specialists is on call to help troubleshoot problems, answer questions, make suggestions, and implement solutions.
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The Future is here. Schedule your demo today!

• February 16, 2014
LED Spotlights Promo

The next generation of LED Spotlights has arrived. From the Vari*Lite inspired technology of the Strand PL Series to the affordable punch  of the award winning Altman Phoenix LED, Parlights offers a range of versitile LED solutions for every theatre and budget.   These high output, high efficiency fixtures will help you “go green” (even from […]

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Parlights Theatrical Makeup Seminar

• February 12, 2014
Parlights Makeup Seminar

Parlights is pleased to bring professional Washington theatrical makeup artist Roger Riggle to Frederick for a one-day seminar on March 1, 2014 at the Performing Arts Factory, 244 S. Jefferson Street, in Frederick MD. The 4-hour seminar will cover basic theatrical makeup techniques, old age age looks, and may touch on extreme makeup (as time permits).  […]

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Parlights Announces New President

• October 28, 2013
Parlights Announces New President

Parlights, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Walt Dowling as President and Chief Operating Officer.  Mr. Dowling brings more than 20 years of experience in stage equipment, lighting controls, systems integration, and energy management. “It’s an exciting time to return to Parlights” said Dowling, who served as the company’s Vice President of Systems […]

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Parlights Talks with Cognito designer Rob Bell

• March 28, 2014
Parlights Talks with Cognito designer Rob Bell

Parlights CEO Cary Levitt, and president Walt Dowling, caught up with with Robert Bell (center) of Pathway Connectivity in the City Theatrical booth at USITT today. Mr. Bell created the Cognito console and recently visited Parlights to personally demonstrate the board’s intuitive features. The Cognito solves the complex task of programming shows for systems that […]

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Break A Leg, Don’t Catch A Cold–Keep Theatrical Makeup Germ Free

• March 3, 2014
Break A Leg, Don't Catch A Cold--Keep Theatrical Makeup Germ Free

These simple rules from professional makeup artist Roger Riggle will keep your shared theatrical makeup germ free, and your cast healthy. First, gather some supplies: a small glass, cotton balls, 91% isopropyl alcohol, and hand sanitizer. Billions of microbes live on your hands, so always make it a rule to wash with soap, rinse and […]

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Cognito: Powerful control. Easy to use!

• February 23, 2014
Cognito:  Powerful control.  Easy to use!

See for yourself.  Parlights is scheduling hands-on Cognito demonstrations. Powerful enough to control an entire stage of LED’s, Cognito features an approachable, intuitive, easy-to-use interface.   Next generation lighting control…for Mrs. McGillicudy, and everyone else. The challenge? Stage are getting more efficient, but they are also getting more complicated.  High efficiency, high output LED fixtures are […]

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