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About Us

VIP Production Northwest was founded on the notion that a complete “one stop shop” providing all aspects of technical production was long overdue. By combining the resources of Silhouette Lights and Staging and Reit Audio Productions, we are able to offer over 25 years of experience with an eye towards the artistic. We offer consulting services and are a retailer for numerous production supply vendors. We always include support for every sale with opportunities for training and online forums. From rentals to complete production services we offer access to, and support of all your production needs.

Our Team

Meet the amazing people we have on staff at VIP Production Northwest!

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Denny Marit

Sales & Rental Coordinator

About Denny

Denny Marit has been supporting and providing stage and theatrical solutions in the Inland Northwest since 1991, when he joined Silhouette Lights & Staging.

As a member of that powerhouse production company, Denny has had the privilege of involvement in concerts ranging from Pearl Jam, at what was then known as The Metropolitan Theater, to Willie Nelson in a farmer’s field in North Idaho.

Building a reputation based on honesty, sincerity and concern for production value, Denny was involved with the lighting systems at the Spokane Memorial Arena, Spokane Convention Center, and the Martin Woodson Theater renovation.

Denny has continued on with VIP Production Northwest as Sales Coordinator and continues to help local artists achieve production value through lighting.

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Duane Hille

Owner / C.O.O.

About Duane

Duane has been working in event production and stage technology for over 30 years. Starting in High school, Duane successfully produced concerts and stage shows early on. A slight career detour after High School saw the completion of a degree and license as an Aviation Maintenance Technician.

Two years into this career, Duane was promoted to mid-level management at a multi-million-dollar aviation repair station. Although he was experiencing a successful career in aviation, his passion for music and production prevailed. In 2000, Duane completed a double major in Arts Administration and Music with honors from Whitworth University.

Duane’s involvement in professional event production was refined through development, production and management of a broad range of events ranging from small, intimate corporate events to multi-day festivals including the City of Spokane’s Fourth of July celebration. Through continuing education, experience and hands ‘on training, Duane has developed extensive business expertise working with non-profit organizations, governmental agencies and for profit business. Duane has the can-do attitude coupled with technical knowledge and business savvy to ensure the success of V.I.P. Production Northwest.

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Ezra Gerlitz

Lead Lighting Designer

About Ezra

Ezra graduated from Full Sail University near Orlando, Florida with a degree in Show Production and Touring in 2004.  After graduation, he moved back to Spokane to pursue a career in lighting for live events.

In 2008, he began working part-time for Silhouette Lights and Staging and shortly thereafter started working on-call with the I.A.T.S.E Local 93 Stagehands Union.  Working his way up through the ranks at Silhouette, when the opportunity became available, Ezra took the position as full time Production Manager.  Ezra has since transitioned into the Lighting Designer, Programmer, and Tech, for a majority of lighting productions at V.I.P. Production NW.  With close to a decade of lighting design and technical expertise in everything from local theater productions to national touring acts, Ezra is extremely proficient with a broad variety of manufacturers equipment in the theatrical and production world.  With his creative vision and vast knowledge, Ezra is ready to help turn any event into a memorable experience for both you and your audience.

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Donna Spier

Office Manager

About Donna

Donna is the Office Manager at VIP Production Northwest. She handles the accounting and office duties with grace.

Yes, we do have more people working at VIP, but they were not available for this photo shoot. More to come!

VIP Production Northwest

Address: 1011 E 2nd Ave #6, Spokane, WA 99202  USA

Phone: (509) 747-4804 | Toll-Free (800) 801-4804

VIP Production Northwest

Audio, Video, Staging, and Lighting experts in Spokane, WA.

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