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Five Questions For Fred Foster

Electronic Theatre Controls turned 25 last Christmas Eve — and kicked off celebrations near its Madison, WI, headquarters by illuminating the lakeside exterior arches of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center over the holidays, with 14 ETC Irideon AR500s employed for color washing (pictured). CEO Fred Foster was a college student when he and three of his classmates challenged themselves to build a lighting console better than anything then on the

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