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Jesse Clegg Shows Lit by Robe

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 12, 2009
JOHANNESBURG — LD Tim Dunn used 30 Robe ColorSpot and Wash 700E AT moving lights to light a three-night series of performances by Jesse Clegg at the Johannesburg Civic Theatre. Dunn used the 18 Robe ColorWash 700E ATs in the 1200 capacity theatre’s house rig, adding another 12 ColorSpot 700E ATs of his own supplied by Gearhouse South Africa. Read More...

Staying Ahead of the Curve with Stage Technologies

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 12, 2009
LEICESTER, U.K. — Stage Technologies recently hosted an educational session at the Curve Theatre here. Some 90 students and tutors from RADA, LAMDA, Central School of Speech and Drama, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and Rose Bruford took part. Read More...

AVL Concept Orders First Batch of Clay Paky Alpha 700s

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 12, 2009
LEEK, The Netherlands — Clay Paky, which introduced its Alpha 700s in Frankfurt earlier this year, recently sold its first order of the fixtures to AVL Concept, based here. The Dutch company, which specializes in the design, supply and installation of AV and lighting equipment, purchased 24 Alpha Spot HPE 700s and 16 Alpha Beam 700s. Read More...

Elaine Paige Tours with Chroma-Q Color Web

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 8, 2009
BRIGHTON, U.K. — Amber Lites (Scotland) Ltd is providing Chroma-Q Color Web 125 LED panels for scenic elements for the Elaine Paige 40th Anniversary UK tour. Paige, dubbed “the First Lady of British Musical Theatre,” is marking 40 years since she made her West End debut and started on a career that has garnered eight gold albums. Read More...

Goboland UK Debuts at ABTT Show

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 8, 2009
LONDON — Goboland UK, a newly-formed company that reunites Wyatt Enever and Vicky Fairall, was launched at the ABTT show.  Enever, founding member and former managing director of DHA Lighting, is a longtime gobo developer. Fairall, former graphics manager and CSM for DHA Lighting, also worked as Head of UK Operations at Goboland’s head office in Belgium. Read More...

CT Gives Lionel Richie’s European Tour LED Wings

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 8, 2009
LONDON —Lionel Richie recently completed his European tour in support of Just Go, which included shows in major arenas and smaller theatres. Lars Brogaard, who had worked previously with Richie back in the early 1980s, took on overall production management duties for the tour. Read More...

ETC Eos Debuts in Japan

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 7, 2009
TOKYO — The first ETC Eos lighting control system to be sold in Japan just hit the road with singer-songwriter and pianist Angela Aki. It is the first time that an ETC console has been selected as the main console to control moving lights and LED fixtures in Japan. Read More...

LSE Creates a Spectacle at Turkish Hotel

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 7, 2009
ANTALYA, Turkey — The Mardan Palace hotel opened recently with visuals designed through a collaboration of Belgium-based LSE and Tara W Smith, creative director of Stargrace Ltd. Read More...

Miss Universe Slovakia 2009 Lit by Robe Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 7, 2009
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — LD Martin Kubanka used a rig with over 100 Robe lighting fixtures to light the 2009 Slovakian Miss Universe Pageant. The show was staged and televised live by STV1 at the Sibamac Arena before a live audience of 4,500. Read More...

Bondi Pavilion Theatre Gets LSC Control System

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 7, 2009
SYDNEY — The refurbished 230-seat theatre at the Bondi Pavilion near Bondi Beach is using a new lighting control system from LSC Lighting Systems, including a maXim XL lighting desk plus four 12-channel iPro dimmers. Herkes Professional Lighting supplied the gear. Read More...

Robe Fixtures Add Flair to Melbourne International Motor Show

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 7, 2009
MELBOURNE, Australia — Clifton Projections used Robe moving lights for many of the 340 cars on display at the 2009 Melbourne International Motor Show, including models from Toyota, Holden, Mazda, Lotus, Honda and Nissan. Read More...

HSL Provides Gear for Welsh-Language Travel Quiz Show

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 5, 2009
CARDIFF, U.K. — HSL supplied moving and digital lights plus LED elements for the latest series of 0 and 1, a Welsh language travel quiz show produced by Boomerang for S4C. Lighting designer Martyn Rourke specified the rig and the eight shows were recorded in a week at Omni Studios. Read More...

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