Show Distribution & Scapin Staging Re-Emerge as SHOWSDT

On June 11, 2020, Show Distribution and Scapin Staging formally joined forces to become SHOWSDT – Scene Design & Technology. Drawing on the two companies’ decades of combined experience, SHOWSDT offers staging, rigging, and automation solutions for the international entertainment industry.

“Today, a new story begins – a new structure and a new vision,” says Denis Lefrançois, president and CEO of SHOWSDT. “In order to better serve our clients, develop new technologies, and accomplish more ambitious projects at home and abroad while continuing to champion talent from Quebec, we present SHOWSDT – Scene Design & Technology. Our range of services can support the most complex needs of any project through the sale and rental of staging equipment, fireproofing services, automated solutions, technical motion control, and more.”

Based in Montreal, SHOWSDT supports hundreds of live events around the world every year in addition to providing custom designs for permanent installations and film and broadcast productions. High-profile clients include the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, National Arts Centre in Ottawa, the Quebec City Summer Festival, and many others.

“We would like to thank all of our partners and clients from over the years and look forward to our future collaborations as SHOWSDT,” adds Lefrançois.

For more information, contact SHOWSDT: 800-567-8245,,

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Michael Raine is the Editor-in-Chief at Canadian Musician, Canadian Music Trade, Professional Sound, and Professional Lighting & Production magazines. He also hosts the Canadian Musician Podcast.
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