About Us

164zelmanstudiosFounded in 1974 by Robert DeMent, San Diego Stage & Lighting Supply, Inc. (“SDSL”) is a full service entertainment supply company. Our attention to detail and the ability to keep up with technological advances has made us a leader in our community. Our new facility maintains a large stock of basic theatre and entertainment supplies, and also offers the newest technology in theatre equipment. It is home to our Rental, Sales, Production, and Installation departments.

SDSL is one of the leading entertainment suppliers on the West Coast for staging, truss and motors, lighting and dimming equipment, rigging and curtain systems, effects, and theatre supplies. Its service area includes Southern California and the Western United States.

San Diego Stage & Lighting can take you from concept to production, basically overnight. If your event is a fundraiser, wedding reception, or large corporate show, we have the means to get your show up and running. From the simplest of lighting kits to multi-level stage productions, we have the equipment to produce a successful event.

When it comes to Design and Consulting, Rigging, Drapery Installation or other specialty work, our Installation Department has the experience to direct you in making the right equipment and design choices. Offering full-service CAD and drafting, lighting design, and systems integration, no job is too small or large at SDSL.

Locally, San Diego Stage and Lighting proudly boasts the fact that our permanent installation services have been utilized at many of all local entertainment venues, from churches to schools to local theatre to professional theatre; television, film, and video studios; college campuses, corporate “San Diego”, restaurants, bars, theme parks; still photography studios and technical training schools. We are proud of our presence in the entertainment community!

Our commitment to the local community is unprecedented with commitments to several children’s theatre programs, faith based organizations, non-profit fundraisers, and the like. San Diego Stage and Lighting is a “fixture” within the community.