Guest Lecture – Nov 12th, 2010: Designer and Lead Pyrotechnician at Pyrotek Special Effects – Kevin Hughes

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Kevin Hughes, Designer and Lead Pyrotechnician with Pyrotek Special Effects For over 10 years Kevin Hughes has been the Designer and Lead Pyrotechnician for many of the large stage shows seen all over the world today. He has toured with entertainers such as Green Day, Mary J. Blige, Guns and Roses, Rush, Jonas Brothers, Spice Girls, Britney Spears, and My Chemical Romance. His awe inspiring pyrotechnic displays have graced many events and award shows as well. His work has been seen on The Grammy’s, The American Music Awards, The Video Music Awards, The Superbowl, The Tony’s, The Video Game Awards, The Europe Music Awards and The Brit Awards.

As a sole proprietor, he is currently working with Pyrotek Special Effects, (in Markham, ON), the leader in its field. When he is not globe trotting with tours he is working with Pyrotek to create and manufacture custom propane effects.

At present, Kevin is working the final leg of Green Day‘s 21st Century Breakdown tour ending on Oct. 29th 2010.

The presentation will be held in our lecture hall at 6:00 pm

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