We would like to use some halogen work lights (250 W or greater) like you get from Home Depot, Lowes or wherever.
Rather than have extension cords running all over the stage, I thought about just plugging them into the lighting circuits on the Electrics above the stage. They come with clamps so they can easily be mounted on the lighting batten. I figure this would give me a LOT of light on stage - and I don't have to use the Altman Fresnel lights (with expensive bulbs). The scoops are somewhat inadequate to the task - fine for rehearsal - but not too good for fine detail work or painting.
Any particular reason why I couldn't put them on a dimming circuit? If it is a problem, I've got a couple of constant current modules.