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Blog entries posted during April 2012

Backstage Magic: April 2, 2012

An excerpt from the Los Angeles Opera League event called Backstage Magic 2012.  This year’s event showcased pyrotechnic and smoke effects.

In this clip Technical Director Jeff Kleeman talks about the company’s historic use of pyrotechnics and describes what goes into producing a 4th of July-style fireworks display on the LA Opera stage. Pyrotechnician Tom Newman sets up and operates the display.