When it comes to stage lighting, one of the oldest most well-known spotlights in theatres is the followspot. As the title suggests, follow spot lights are controlled by an operator and used to follow and highlight a performer or presenter with a beam of light. There are many theater spotlights but none compare to the followspot. Followspots contain a variety of mechanisms that allow the operator to make changes on the fly, including shutter and lens control and internal color gels to change color. Followspot spotlights are made by a variety of companies such as Times Square, Chauvet, Altman and more.