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Theatrical Lighting Equipment Rental,Sales,Design and Production Services


From the lighting and production needs of a party or festival,theatrical events ,corporate meetings and church events to the more specialized production needs of a large touring rock show or national theatrical tour, as we say here at LFI...
" We got what you need!"
Our growing list of regional and national clients includes:

  •  Frankel Green Theatrical Management
  • Nederlander / Detroit
  • Cedarville University 
  • Jam Theatricals
  • ARC Ohio Masquerage Ball 2005-2011
  • ARC Ohio RED 2005 & 2009
  • The National Museum of the United State Air Force
  • E.J Nutter Center
  • The Dayton Art Institute Gala Art Ball 2006 
  • The Benjamin and Marion Schuster Performing Arts Center
  • Dayton Contemporary Dance Co. 
  • Theater League
  • Fraze Pavilion
  • The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra 
  • Edison Foundation Holiday event 
  • TheaterWorks
  • Roberts Center
  • Town Hall Theater
  • The Dayton Ballet
  • The Human Race Theater Co.
  • Beavercreek Community Theater
  • Christian Life Center
  • The Victoria Theater Association
  • Hillside Chapel
  • The Dayton Opera Association
  • Winterguard International
  • Ring of Honor Wrestling

We are also pleased to be able to have provided production and theatrical lighting equipment packages for many local performances of national touring acts .

We work in conjunction with and would recommend the following local companies :
Sound Systems and Equipment :  PRODUCTION SOLUTIONS INC. 
Scenery and Soft Goods , Design and construction:

We are in the locally unique position of being able to provide the access to some of the most experienced and talented theatrical production service professionals in the area We can also provide you with a large range of lighting design services .

The staff of LFI

John Rensel
Our President and Co Founder              
Little John learns the basics of electricity

Mr. Rensel is the long term resident lighting designer for The Human Race Theater Company, The Muse Machine and the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and Pops series and has provided lighting design services for numerous Dayton Opera Association productions.

He is  also in his 21st year as the Technical Director for the Fraze Pavilion and has provided technical advance production coordination ,lighting designs,automation programming and performance operation services for many artists and productions that have visited that  venue.  
Mr.Rensel also has a diverse dance lighting background,having provided lighting designs and technical production services for many years to The Dayton Ballet and Dayton Contemporary Dance Co.

Mr.Rensel's most recent national credits included a lighting design package for a National Touring Production of the Elton John/Tim Rice collaboration "AIDA" .

His most recent local credits include all the designs for the 2005-2011 Human Race Theater Company season at the Loft Theater,the Muse Machine Productions at the Victoria Theater and many of the Dayton Opera Association's productions performed at the Schuster Center.

Mike D.

Mr .Michael D'Aloia is the general manager for LFI and is responsible for all our touring production packages.He has a long and extensive theatrical touring background and is a long time member of IATSE Local #66 Stagehands,Dayton OH.

Mike D. brings a large variety of skills to our operation with the emphasis being his skills in almost any area of technical theater, event operation and execution,crew coordination,production equipment transportation and logistics,pre-production technical services and advance work.

You name it ,He can take care of it and make it work for you.

Michael DAloia General Manager ,LFI 
Michael D'Aloia - " Mike D"- General Manger , LFI                                                                                                                        Hmmmmm..........

Mexican distro panel....really!                                                                        Get me outta here!!!!!!!!!!
mexican distro panel...really!


Mark Coldiron
Mark is the shop manager at LFI and supervises the day to day rental operation as well as coordinating the extensive event and decor lighting services that LFI has to offer.

Jenean Coleman
Jenean is the LFI office manager and is the AP/AR contact for the company.

Richard Stewart    better known as "Rico"
Lead Technician

Jeff Junker
Lead Technician

Jestin Rice
Lead Technician /rentals

Andrew Welch
Lead Bench Technician 

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