top of page


Who We Are Today 

CommuniLux is a custom scenic fabrication company based in Dallas, TX.  Founded more than 25 years ago we have grown to over 30 full-time employees and 70,000 square feet of shop space. As part of InProduction, CommuniLux Productions together with the InScenic Team in Orlando, are called upon to produce scenic solutions for a highly creative, diverse client base in the corporate, retail, virtual event, theatrical, TV and Film and sports entertainment markets. Our team is responsive; we think out of the box; we understand show deadlines; we are ready to help you achieve your success!


Tell us about your next show and how we can partner with you! 

Allah Kahn copy.jpg
Allan Kahn
General Manager

Joining the CommuniLux team in 2022, Allan Kahn brings over 18 years in the experiential event industry having led teams in producing theatre, opera, live television, and corporate events. Allan’s professional passions center around enabling incredible people and providing high-value service to customers. Never happy with “the way it’s been done,” Allan leads by seeking out innovation in product, process, and thought.


Believing that collaboration leads to success, Allan loves to sit down with customers and understand their vision and goals. Finding creative solutions to timelines, budgets, and resource constraints builds great partnerships in business, and Allan is proud to be a part of those moments.

Chris Speer 
Senior Project manager

Chris spent the better part of a decade working as a Technical Director for non-profit theatres before joining a custom millwork shop where he learned high-end fabrication methods. He then worked to preserve and renovate historic homes in North Carolina. With his variety of construction experience, Chris decided to consult part-time for film, TV, theatre, and various other types of industries. A short venture back into theatre brought him to Texas in the fall of 2019, leading him to join the CommuniLux team in February 2020.

Today, Chris leads our project management team, ensuring that projects leave CommuniLux having met the highest standards and quality to provide the best product possible for our clients. He believes that having the right person for each project is instrumental in its success and loves being part of the process.

IMG_0470 Edited.jpg
Carrissa Norman
Operations Manager

Carrissa Norman is the operations manager for CommuniLux Productions. Carrissa has 15 years of experience in regional theatre, education, and corporate inside sales. Her professional theatre experience includes working as a production manager for the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, as the office manager for the Tony Award-winning Dallas Theater Center, and as a theatre educator, introducing and cultivating a love for theatre within her local community. She has also worked in the lighting and controls industry as an account manager and inside sales/project manager for a Dallas-based architectural and design lighting solutions agency.

IMG_0562 edited.jpg
Will Long
Production Manager

Will Long is the Production Manager for CommuniLux.  Armed with over 30 years of building and construction experience, and over a decade with Communilux. Will has a thorough understanding of what it takes to bring our clients’ vision to the “stage” on time and within budget.  Whether it’s an experiential retail activation, or a “Made for TV” set piece, Will can take a client’s “dream design” and build it. With a strong background in CAD and client relations and management, Will helps clients turn their vision into reality. From the first RFQ to planning, managing the build, installation, and load out, he is involved every step of the way to ensure the project is a success. Some notable projects he has managed over the years include the following: Lowes NSM, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, mtvU Woodie Awards, and Twitter SXSW, as well as events for Netflix, Ford Fleet, Caterpillar, Yahoo, and many other Fortune 500 companies. What does Will love most about his job? The exciting new challenges it brings him every day!

Eddie Iracheta
Technical Director, 
Show Logistics

Eddie has been part of the CommuniLux family for 23 years.  He is a familiar face at show sites and has worked with most of our outstanding client base for many years. He is multi-lingual and originally a welder by trade although he studied accounting in school many years ago.  Did you know?  Eddie has worked with key producers over so many years that when he greets them on show sites, he reminds them of where they worked from info in his phone contact list!  Favorite city to work a show?  San Francisco!

IMG_0482 edited.jpg
Alex Windle
Installation and Estimation Manager

Alex initially joined CommuniLux in 2013 as an Assistant Technical Director. Growing up as a carpenter's son, Alex has always shared his father's passion for building. At thirteen years old, he started his career in entertainment at the Upper Darby Summer Stage, spending nine summers learning the craft of technical theater and eventually graduating in 2011 with a BFA in Technical Theater and Design from Point Park University. Taking his strong foundation, Alex has since expanded his skill set, both building and managing custom scenic fabrication for corporate events, custom retail interiors, brand activations, live events, and broadcasting events.

At CommuniLux, Alex personally works with our clients to bring their design concepts to life, meeting their expectations and our high-quality standards. He represents the voice of the customer in our day-to-day operation. He believes communication and attention to fine details are key to executing a successful project.

Roy Arellano
Production Carpenter/Welder

Roy is an 8-year team member.  Prior to CommuniLux Roy worked for the late theatrical set designer Peter Wolf for 18 years.  Roy is part of the CL show team and has traveled far and wide although his roots are in Harlingen, TX.  Roy loves the challenging and interesting shows that come our way!  Did you know?  Roy helped design and install a bridge for Shamu at Sea World!

Jose Ba...jpg
Jose Barajas
Transportation Manager
and Safety

Jose is a 12-year veteran at CommuniLux Productions. He started in our logistics department and today oversees all our logistics and transportation. A journey along his career path!  Prior to CommuniLux Jose spent 15 years in the equipment and event rental industry in the DFW area.


Fun fact: Because of his experience and leadership, Jose runs the CommuniLux Safety Program.  His dedication makes all of us better!   

bottom of page