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Education & Performing Arts

Here at AC-ET we sell and distribute entertainment technology products to the Education and Performing Arts sectors in over 80 countries.

We offer Lighting, Audio, Rigging and Video from some of the industry’s leading brands, suitable for a full range of Education and Performing Arts applications.

Lighting, Audio, Rigging & Video suitable for all levels of education, from Primary to Specialist Drama Schools

AC-ET has grown a lot since its origins in the early 1970s as the Alpha Centauri Light Show. We are now one of the world’s leading suppliers of professional entertainment equipment, spanning lighting, video, audio and rigging.

It’s those very roots that allow the AC-ET team to understand and supply the smallest stages for primary schools, while still being able to meet the demand of the specialist drama schools who are moulding the futures West End Stars.

Leeds City College - Chroma-Q Theatre
Our Skilled Team – Reassurance Under Pressure

We pride ourselves on having a team of industry professionals with wide and varied experience. This means the AC-ET team can advise on the best solution for you, based on your event, project or budget.

Our help doesn’t stop after the sale, if you need advice, a solution or even just an answer to a quick question, we are here 24/7.

We understand the value of people’s time, money and effort when working within the Education & Performing Arts sector. It’s our job to ensure that your project runs smoothly and you’re free to do what you do best!

With our vast stockholding, competitive pricing, and experienced and knowledgeable team, we are more than a supplier, we are a partner.

A.C. Entertainment Technologies at PLASA 2023.
What Lighting fixtures and products are used for Education & Performing Arts?

To illuminate your stage or production, the following products are normally used:

  • Static Lights, including PAR Lights, Fresnels, Profiles, Cyc Lights, Wash Lights, Flood Lights, as well as much more! See the full range here.

  • Moving Lights,including Wash Lights, Spot Lights, Profiles, Beam Lights, Hybrid Lights, as well as much more! See the full range here.

  • Lighting Control, including Lighting Consoles, Lighting Console Wings, Lighting Control Software, as well as much more! See the full range here.

Leeds City College - Chroma-Q Theatre
What Rigging & Lifting Equipment, Stage Decking and Truss is used for Education & Performing Arts?
  • Rigging Hardware, including Polyester Round Slings, Soft Steel round Slings, Shackles, Master Links as well as much more! See the full range here.

  • Truss, including General Purpose or High Load in a variety of modular pieces, shapes and sizes. See the full range here.

  • Stage Deck, including Decking Systems, Staging, Stage Podiums and more. See the full range here.

What Video products are used for Education & Performing Arts?
  • Media Servers, including the Green Hippo Tierra +, Boreal+, Karst+ and more. See the full range here.

  • LED Video Wall Panels, including Modular Panels for indoor or outdoor. See the full range here.

  • Projectors, including Fixed Installation Projectors, Portable Projectors, and Hybrid and Short Throw Projectors. See the full range here.

What Audio products & PA Systems are used for Education & Performing Arts?
  • Speakers, including Loudspeakers, Stage Monitors, Installation Speakers and Speaker Stands. See the full range here.

  • Mixing Consoles, including Digital and Analogue Mixers. See the full range here.

  • Microphones & Wireless Systems, including Vocal Microphones, Instrument Microphones, Lavalier & Headset Microphones, Wireless Microphone Systems and In-Ear Monitoring. See the full range here.

Leeds City College - Chroma-Q Theatre
Tourflex Cabling

Tourflex Cabling has been manufacturing bespoke cable assemblies for the Film, Broadcast and Entertainment industries for over 40 years. Our extensive range includes DMX, Ethernet, Fibre Optic, Mains, Multicore, Microphone, Speaker, Ballast and Motor cable.

Manufactured exclusively in the UK and holding a large, varied stock of components, orders can be turned around quickly and often supplied next day for last minute emergencies.

Each assembly can be individualised with company branding, laser engraving and colour coding making it simple to identify each cables purpose and owner.

Tourflex Cabling

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