Steve Irwin’s skill set affords a unique first hand insight into our industry. An accomplished lighting
designer / programmer for over 35 years with instrumental contributions in the lighting simulation field,
developing training and support for WYSIWYG and later as a co-founder of ESP Studios provide
In that time, he has lit countless events which include lighting design and show services for four US
Presidents, multiple Heads of State, Royalty, some of the largest corporate shows known and endless
numbers of internationally recognized stars and performers.
Steve has excelled in design and pre-programming abilities including items such as WYSIWYG and the
Wholehog II. In fact, Steve and his brothers co-created several of the very popular Wysiwyg Tutorials
that are available from CAST Lighting. Steve has been amongst the earliest user of the Wholehog line of
lighting consoles even taking first delivery of a Hog 2 in the United States (#6 console). Since then he
has taught countless others to use many of these powerful industry tools.
He has also went on to develop much of the North American training materials and classes for the Jands
Vista line of consoles.
Steve is also the creator of the very popular website LightingTrainer.COM which is utilized by hundreds
of industry people every day. He also created and is the administrator for the largest stage lighting group
on the internet which is called Everything Stage Lighting on Facebook. With almost 31,000 members this
group can be an excellent opportunity for networking.
For fun Steve has begun collecting Wholehog II lighting consoles and offering support for those still using
this important piece of history that set the bar for all other consoles. You can find out more about this
project at www.WholehogII.com or more about Steve here, www.si7.com
You can also contact him at, [email protected]