The Magic Of It
We are a Creative Services Company bringing the Art of Experience to life through a wide array of technology and our talented team.
Using old and new theatrical techniques and technologies, we tell unique stories that create and drive tradition.
About The Company
Founded in 1998, by Nate and Heidi Webb, Blazen Illuminations brings together years of entertainment, event and technology experience along with a large network of relationships with some of the industries most talented people. The combining of these talents provides a creative solution to bring a unique approach to business which gives our clients “The Art of Experience”.
Meet Our Founder- Nate Webb
Nate Webb grew up in the entertainment industry working in churches, as well as promoting concerts, tours and events. After graduating high school, he continued his education in the Arts Media Technology Sciences department learning film, television and live production. He owned his first production company, Audio Active Technologies with its own record label from 1992 to 1996. Through this company, he produced concerts, tours and events from New Mexico to Wyoming, having priority bookings in more than 40 venus. He had the privilege of working with up and coming artist such as 311, No Doubt, Five Iron Frenzy, Mortal and some of the founding members of the band later known as Switchfoot. In 1996, Nate was offered the opportunity to travel with a production company as their Lighting and Video Production Director. In this role, he helped design and produce large scale events across the country ranging in attendance from 1,500 to 50,000 people. It was during this time that he began using new, top-of-the-line technologies and continued perfecting his skills and knowledge. In 1997, Nate married Heidi and they continued touring as a husband and wife team. In 1998, they founded Blazen Illuminations to meet a growing need for experience entertainment. In 2000, Nate and Heidi welcomed their daughter Madeline and in 2002 their daughter Mercedes was born. Nate is always learning and excited to share what he knows with those around him. Through Blazen, he has helped shape the world of events, property theming and technology by consulting, designing, creating alongside many of the world’s leading manufacturers, producers and property managers. Nate is a dreamer and takes great joy in breathing life with a creative twist into all experiences he works on.
How the Art of the Experiences Works for You
At Blazen, we are committed to the success of every experience and are passionate to see your dreams come to fruition. All experiences start with a great story and we are eager to create an experience that sets a new standard to dramatically impact the way guests experience your business.
Meet Our Co-Founder - Heidi Webb
Heidi Webb was raised in the entertainment industry and at a very early age was introduced to all things in the world of production. Her father was the Entertainment Director for the original Elitch Gardens in Denver Colorado. Stage shows and performances were a natural part of her daily life. At the age of 14, she started a 10 year long tour working with Newlight Singers and Orchestra traveling across country each summer on buses running spot light, stage lighting, audio, as well as performing. During the off season, she learned to build road cases, repair audio/visual equipment and was responsible for running a duplication system for cassette sales. She also enjoyed expressing herself through art when she was not working and earned a scholarship for her wax sculpting in 1994. She was then hired by a production company where she quickly mastered the skills to be a Technical Stage Manager. This position launched her knowledge and where she gained experience in producing events. She worked alongside talents such as The Newsboys, DC Talk, Sixpence, None The Richer, Dan Quail, Billy Graham, Pope John Paul II, David Crowder, Steven Curtis Chapman, and many more. In 1997, she married Nate and together they created Blazen Illuminations in 1998 with a dream to bring experience entertainment to the world through creative services. In 2000, they welcomed their daughter Madeline into the world and in 2002, they welcomed their second daughter Mercedes. During her time with Blazen, Heidi has utilized her skills and experiences to develop unique art displays, run retail stores, manage ice rinks, accounting and much more. She is passionate about her family and strives to provide a healthy team atmosphere. Like her husband, she is a dreamer and loves to bring childlike wonder to every project she works on.
Our Latest Works
“The Art of the Experience”
We experience the world through our 5 physical senses and many other senses at higher levels, including spiritual and emotional senses. These senses are what make up our daily lives, the relationships, places, things as well as sights sounds and smells. These senses guide us and they help to make who we are.
Today more than ever in the history of humankind we need to be aware of this fact and strive to make ourselves better, for the people we experience life with everyday to the people we communicate with all around the world. These sights, sounds, touches, smells, tastes as well as the spiritual and emotional senses are our human experience. This is “The Art of the Experience”.
At Blazen we are working to make the world around us and our daily experiences the best we can. We want to replace the mundane with amazing and powerful moments that excite and facilitate passion and drive towards the future.
If all the world’s a stage we want better experiences!
How can we help you to make your world better and EXPERIENCE it in a new way?
Blazen is uniquely positioned as a wealth of resources and a team of both in-house and freelance professional artists without whom we could not realize our dreams… or yours! We have the tools and knowledge to bring your vision to life through “The Art of the Experience” and create memorable moments.
Blazen’s vision of the world is unique, we look at all aspects of how the work we do is a part of the human EXPERIENCE. We evaluate the mission goals of our clients, as well as how we engage with our clients and guests in a way that will make the moments memorable and powerful.
Blazen’s knowledge base and experience in all areas of the entertainment business, corporate events, municipal events and world renown shows allows us to blaze new paths and create The Art of the EXPERIENCE you are looking for.
Meet The Team
Project Manager / Senior Lighting Technician
Steve joined the Blazen Illuminations team in 2012 after working in the consulting industry for 17 years. He successfully integrated the project and customer relationship management skills that he gained from working as a management/technology consultant with the lighting and sound reinforcement skills learned as a volunteer with the technology team at his local church to help Blazen Illumination’s clients turn their dreams into reality. Steve has worked on a variety of different projects for Blazen Illuminations ranging from seasonal outdoor lighting displays to full-scale architectural lighting system design, installation, and maintenance.
In his free time, Steve enjoys spending time with his family hiking, biking, and camping in the great outdoors. As an avid sports fan, he enjoys watching professional football and baseball games, and is actively involved as a volunteer with local youth sports programs.
Steve is a tenacious problem-solver and operates under the assumption that there is always a solution to every problem. He knows that It takes tenacity and resolve to come up with the right solution. Steve is a skilled project manager and has successfully managed both short and long-term projects through to completion with Blazen Illuminations. He is comfortable operating lighting displays for audiences ranging in size from 1 to 100,000 or more. His technology skills include computer system design and maintenance, networking/network optimization, and large-format digital projector installation and maintenance.
Steve’s greatest passion is to see the joy in people’s faces after witnessing a Blazen Illuminations produced event such as art displays, architectural/landscape lighting displays, and concerts. He looks forward to being a part of bringing your “Art of the Experience” dreams into reality!