Alumni Update: John Benz, Show Production and Event Management

John Benz graduated from the Show Production and Event Management program in 2011. Shortly after completing the program he was given the opportunity to assist with the construction of the new Violet’s Venue located in Barrie, Ontario. John was an integral part of the audio, lighting and staging set up in the project that took about one year to complete. John is currently working as the head of audio and lighting at Violet’s Venue, “Primarily hosting live blues concerts, Violet’s Venue is showcasing international and national artists in an extensively remodeled venue.”

Upcoming shows to check out this spring include Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’Blues, Johnny Winter Band and Mississippi Heat! To find out more about upcoming shows and to book tickets visit Violet’s Venue or their page on Facebook!


Opening Night at Violet’s Venue February 1 2014 with Samantha Fish!