Create incredibly rich looking, colorful fabric backdrops with a technique revolutionizing theatrical productions. The advantages of dye-sublimation printing versus solvent or screen printing are truly amazing in saving time and reducing costs. Printed backdrops can be created in days versus the weeks required for hand painted backdrops. EACGS printed backdrops can also be printed up to 16 feet by any length creating the opportunity for seamless backdrops. Printed backdrops can also be washed, steam cleaned or ironed.

Elf Braodway Musical Backdrops

Elf Broadway Musical Backdrops

1.Elf

Needing a quick turnaround, hand painting many different scenic backdrops was not an option. Show Motion turned to Enhance a Colour to produce 16 different buildings for the “Elf” Broadway musical. Enhance a Colour’s ability to print 16 ft. fabric seamless by any length, and having an in-house pre-media department to help where needed were required to finish this project, and made the production a success.

 

Hairspray at Sea Stage Backdrops

Hairspray at Sea Stage Backdrops

2. Hairspray

To create the backdrops for the show “Hairspray”, produced on the world’s largest cruise ship “Oasis of the Seas” owned by Royal Caribbean, River City Scenic and Gerry Hariton needed to find a new way to produce the backdrops. Having tried solvent and UV ink printed fabrics before none could achieve the desired color they wanted. So they decided to use Enhance a Colour’s proprietary 16 ft. seamless, by any length, dye-sublimated fabric printing process.

 

Book of Mormon Broadway Theater Backdrops

Book of Mormon Broadway Theater Backdrops

3. The Book of Mormon

PRG, Production Resource Group, needed help with the colorful oversized stage backdrops for the Broadway production of “The Book of Mormon”. Enhance a Colour needed to produce over 6,500 square feet of colorful dye-sublimated fabric graphics in a timely manner; for the show needed to go on.

 

Free Man of Color 16 foot Ships Sails

Free Man of Color 16 foot Ships Sails

4. Free Man of Color

Working with Show Motion, Enhance a Colour had the assignment to produce multiple seamless ship sails that were used throughout the production of “Free Man of Color” at Lincoln Center. Each of the sails approached 16 feet in height and 20 feet in width with no visible seams.

 

Steve Miller Band Stage Backdrops

Steve Miller Band Stage Backdrops

5. Steve Miller Band

For the Steve Miller Band 2010 Concert Tour, Enhance a Colour worked with 3DX Scenic Studio, the project coordinator, to produce the bright & colorful dye-sublimated fabric backdrops. The photo featured here is a backdrop measuring 40 feet wide by 24 feet high.