SUPERTECH, INC. PROFILE AND CREDENTIALS

Supertech, Inc. has operated as a dealer/distributor and system integrator of theatrical dimming and lighting systems, studio lighting and rigging systems, and motorized and manual theatrical rigging systems, including rigging and drapery installations since 1992.  Supertech utilizes experienced licensed electricians and ETCP certified riggers for installation of our products.

Our Wallingford, CT facility has 6,200 square feet of office and warehouse space, as well as a fully configured service center.  We are a dealer/distributor for multiple theatrical, studio and architectural lighting, dimming and control lines including ETC, High End Systems, Strand Lighting, VariLight, Altman Stage Lighting, Arri, Chauvet, City Theatrical, Color Kinetics, Desisti, Elation, Interactive Technologies, Lex Products, LitePanels, Lycian, Martin Professional, Osram/Sylvania, Robert Juliat, SSRC, the Light Source, Chroma-Q, Leprecon, and others.

Supertech, Inc. is an authorized service center for ETC, High End Systems, and others and is a dealer and service center for ETC motorized rigging,  Thern Stage Equipment, Desisti Rigging, J.R. Clancy, iWeiss and ADC, and provides stage draperies from multiple manufacturers.

Our Team

Steven Hamelin, President

Steve Hamelin started and has owned and operated the business since 1992.  For two years prior to starting the company, he worked as the director of operations for Theater Techniques Inc. (TTI). 

Prior to that, he was in the professional lighting business working for multiple companies, as a lighting crew chief, with touring acts including Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, Elton John, Kenny Rogers, Yes, Simon and Garfunkel, and David Bowie. 

He is also an authorized service technician for Electronic Theater Controls (ETC).

Todd Paskin, Project Manager

Todd Paskin has been a Supertech employee since the company was founded in 1992.  Prior to working for the company, he worked as a technician for Theater Techniques Inc. (TTI). He graduated from the Connecticut School of Electronics in 1997.  He is a certified CompTIA A+ computer technician and N+ network technician. Todd has completed factory training, is an authorized service technician for ETC, and he manages our service department.

Todd has had many years of field service and on-site experience, prior to becoming a Supertech project manager. He has been project manager on numerous projects including Weaver High School, the Henry James Memorial School, the Yale University Schwarzman Center, WCSU Performing Arts Center, ECSU Fine Arts Center, the Morgan School, Berlin High School, Waterford High School, the Bushnell Belding Theater, Middletown High School, Hartford Classical Magnet School, the Regional Center for the Arts, North Haven High School, Hamden Middle School and others.

Tony Stubbs, Purchasing

Tony Stubbs started as warehouse manager, coordinating delivery of materials on all Supertech projects.  Since 2005, he has handled all purchasing for the company. 

Tony also has completed factory training and is an authorized service technician for ETC.

Ben Haverkampf, Service Technician

Ben Haverkampf has completed factory training and is an authorized service technician for ETC.  He handles factory commissioning and programming of ETC lighting and rigging systems, service and repairs, and is a licensed CT E2 electrician.

Jamie Burnett, Design and Installation

Jamie Burnett designs for both installation projects and theater lighting productions. He has many years experience in many areas of theater and production, and has installed hundreds of projects for Supertech over the last 25 years. Jamie has supervised the installation of lighting systems, rigging and grid systems, stage curtains, and studio systems including green screen cycloramas.

Jamie is a licensed CT E1 electrician, provides experienced installation and production crews, and is the owner of Luminous Environments, LLC.

Projects

The Legacy Theatre / Historic Theater Renovation

  • Design and installation of LED stage lighting control systems, stage lighting distribution systems.
  • Design and installation of LED house lighting systems, emergency lighting systems, company switches.
  • Design and installation of ETC motorized rigging systems with eleven line sets.
  • Design and installation of Austrian main curtain system.
  • Design and installation of stage curtain and track systems.
Fairfield University Media Center Studio

  • Installation of ETC studio lighting control systems, studio distribution systems.
  • LED studio lighting.
  • Design and installation of lighting grid, studio curtains and track systems.
Fairfield Community Theater / Historic Theater Renovation

  • Design and installation of custom truss rigging system with curved trussing to match the architecture of the building.
  • Design and installation of LED stage lighting control systems, stage lighting distribution systems.
  • Design and installation of LED house lighting systems, emergency lighting systems, company switches.
  • Design and installation of stage curtain and track systems.
  • Design and installation of audio-visual and projection systems.
Yale University / Woolsey Hall

  • Design and installation of custom stage lighting positions in historic building.
  • Installation of LED theatrical and intelligent lighting.
  • ETC lighting control and dimming systems.
The Gunnery School / Thomas S. Perakos Arts and Community Center

  • ETC LED stage lighting control systems, stage lighting distribution systems.
  • Installation of LED house lighting systems, emergency lighting systems, company switches.
  • Installation of Thern front loading counterweight rigging system with twenty-one line sets.
  • Installation of stage curtain and track systems.
TheaterWorks Hartford

  • ETC stage lighting control systems, stage lighting distribution systems, stage lighting network.
  • Installation of large black box lighting grids.
  • Design and installation of custom ground supported truss rig at Wadsworth Atheneum.
Wesleyan University / Center for Film Studies Studio

  • Installation ETC Prodigy motorized rigging system with nine hoists.
  • Provided studio lighting control systems, studio distribution systems.
  • Installation of Arri LED studio lighting.
Branford High School

  • Design and installation of LED stage lighting control systems, stage lighting distribution systems.
  • Design and installation of LED house lighting systems, emergency lighting systems.
  • Design and installation of LED stage lighting.
  • Installation FOH catwalk system.
  • Installation of stage curtain and track systems.
  • Installation of audio-visual and projection systems.
Central Connecticut State University / Welte Auditorium

  • Installation of theater fall arrest systems.
  • ETC LED lighting system upgrades.
  • Installation of stage curtain upgrades.
  • Installation of ETC lighting control and dimming systems.
Weaver High School

  • ETC auditorium, black box, and TV studio lighting control and dimming systems.
  • Installation of black box grids and track systems.
  • Installation of TV studio grid and track systems.
  • LED stage and studio lighting.
  • Installation of ETC Prodigy rigging system.
  • Installation of stage curtains and track systems.
Quinnipiac University / Performing Arts Center

  • Installation of LED stage lighting control systems, stage lighting distribution systems, stage lighting network.
  • Installation of lighting grids, stage curtains and track systems.
  • Installation of LED stage lighting.
Sacred Heart University / Edgerton Auditorium Renovation

  • Design and installation of LED stage lighting control systems, stage lighting distribution systems.
  • Design and installation of LED house lighting systems, emergency lighting systems.
  • Design and installation of LED stage lighting.
  • Installation of ETC motorized rigging systems with twelve line sets.
  • Installation of stage curtain and track systems.
  • Installation of audio-visual and projection systems.
Wall Street Theater / Historic Theater Renovation

  • Installation of LED stage lighting control systems, stage lighting distribution systems.
  • Installation of LED house lighting systems, emergency lighting systems, company switches.
  • Installation of J.R. Clancy counterweight rigging systems with nineteen line sets.
  • Installation of stage curtain and track systems, fire curtain system.
Eastern Connecticut State University / Fine Arts Instructional Center

  • ETC LED lighting systems.
Yale University Center for British Arts

  • ETC lighting control and dimming systems.
Western Connecticut State University / Performing Arts Center

  • ETC lighting control and dimming systems.
Wesleyan University / Cross St Dance Studio

  • Installation of studio lighting control systems, studio distribution systems.
  • LED studio lighting.
  • Installation of lighting grid, studio curtains and track systems.
University of Bridgeport

  • Installation of ETC lighting control and dimming systems, new stage distribution systems.
  • Installation of JR Clancy counterweight rigging system, fire curtain system.
Middlesex Community College

  • Installation of ETC studio lighting control systems, studio distribution systems.
  • LED studio lighting.
  • Installation of lighting grid, studio curtains and track systems.
Hall High School

  • Installation of ETC lighting control and stage distribution systems.
  • Conventional and LED upgrades to stage lighting systems.
CPTV

  • Installation of ETC studio lighting control systems, studio distribution system.
  • LED studio lighting.
  • Installation of lighting grid, studio curtains and track systems.
Levitt Pavillon

  • Installation of ETC lighting control systems, SSRC distribution systems.
  • LED outdoor lighting systems.
Westhill High School

  • Installation of ETC lighting control, dimming, and distribution systems.
  • Upgrades to electrical services.
New Britain High School

  • Installation of LED house lighting systems.
  • LED Upgrades to stage lighting systems.
Sacred Heart University / School of Business and Communications

  • Design and installation of studio lighting control systems, studio distribution systems.
  • LED studio lighting.
  • Installation of lighting grid, studio curtains and track systems.
Nutmeg TV

  • Installation of ETC studio lighting control systems, studio distribution systems.
  • LED studio lighting.
  • Installation of lighting grid, studio curtains and track systems.
University of Connecticut / Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry

  • Installation of lighting control systems, studio distribution systems.
  • LED studio lighting.
Focus Springfield

  • Design and installation of ETC studio lighting control systems, studio distribution systems.
  • LED studio lighting.
  • Installation of lighting grid, studio curtains and track systems.
Back Nine Network

  • Installation of ETC studio lighting control systems, studio distribution systems.
  • LED studio lighting.
  • Installation of lighting grid, studio curtains and track systems.
Waterford High School

  • ETC lighting control and dimming systems.
  • Installation of ETC Vortek rigging system.
Choate Rosemary Hall

  • Installation of ETC lighting controls and dimming systems.
  • Installation OF ETC Prodigy motorized rigging systems.
Stamford Train Station

  • Design and Installation of LED architectural lighting systems and controls.
Weston High School

  • Installation of ETC lighting control and dimming systems.
  • Installation of Vortek rigging system, stage drapes, and removable staging platforms for orchestra pit.
Jonathan Law High School

  • Installation of ETC lighting control systems.
  • Installation of LED theatrical lighting.
  • Installation of ETC Prodigy motorized rigging systems, new stage distribution systems.
  • Installation of theatrical stage curtains.
Fairfield University / Regina Quick Center for the Arts

  • Installation of ETC lighting control and dimming systems.
  • Installation of ETC motorized rigging systems with twenty-two line sets.
  • Replacement of Austrian drape rigging systems and curtains.
Trumbull High School

  • ETC lighting control and dimming systems.
Norwich Technical High School

  • ETC lighting control and dimming systems.
Mohegan Sun Casino

  • Lighting, lighting control and dimming systems.
Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts / Belding Theater, Mortensen Hall

  • ETC lighting control and dimming systems, stage distribution systems.
  • ETC Control system upgrades, LED upgrades.
  • ETC LED lighting upgrades.
  • Ongoing maintenance and service to ETC lighting control and dimming systems.
Basketball Hall of Fame

  • Exhibit lighting and control systems for all interior lighting and exterior LED fixtures.
Hartford Civic Center (XL Center)

  • Updated lighting control systems.
  • Upgraded arena lighting to energy efficient fixtures.
Quinnipiac University / TD Athletic Center

  • Crestron lighting control systems.
Western Connecticut State University Berkshire Theater

  • Installation of counterweight rigging systems.
University of Rhode Island

  • Installation TV studio grid and studio lighting systems.
Katharine Hepburn Theater

  • ETC lighting control and dimming systems.
Pomperaug High School

  • Installation of Strand lighting control and dimming systems.
  • Installation of Vortek rigging system, new stage distribution systems.
CES Regional Center for the Arts

  • Strand lighting control and dimming systems.
Middletown High School

  • ETC lighting control and dimming systems, stage distribution systems.
Plainville High School

  • Installation of ETC lighting control and dimming systems, stage distribution systems.
  • Upgrade of counterweight rigging system, upgrade of catwalk system to current standards.
University of Connecticut / Nafe Katter Theater

  • ETC lighting control, dimming, and distribution systems.
Walnut Hill Community Church

  • Design consultant for church expansion.
  • Installation of ETC lighting control and dimming systems, stage distribution systems.
  • Installation of counterweight rigging system and stage drapes.