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Dave Hill: Concert LD/programmer

London native Dave Hill got into the business in 1976, when he began doing the lighting for some friends who were in a band. After cruising around the UK with six lights and a homemade desk, he began working at London's Rainbow Theatre, where he started out on the lighting crew. "I eventually worked my way up to manager and was in charge of the lighting for three years. I gained a lot of experience--it was a fantastic training ground for putting rigs together." In 1978, Hill was able to test

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