International News

Ghent Floralien
Ghent Floralien

BMFLs for Ghent Floralien

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

GHENT, BE. It’s not every day that the opportunity presents itself to light something completely different, so when Belgian LD Thomas Boets was asked to light four sites across the city of Ghent for their 2016 Floralien (Flower Show), a quadrennial 10 day exhibition and extravaganza of floral and plant artistry and life organized by The Ghent Royal Society of Agriculture and Botany … he jumped at the opportunity!

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International Cultural Tour in Germany
International Cultural Tour in Germany

Claypaky Lights Up International Cultural Tour

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

POLAND - It’s been an eventful year for EVENTPRODUCTION Poland as the company took the International Festival of Language and Culture on the road to 17 different countries. Charged with handling technical production for all events, EVENTPRODUCTION’s lighting designers, Michał Mazurkiewicz and Piotr Pońsko, deployed a large number of Claypaky fixtures, chosen for their wide ranging creative options and reliability.

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The Last Dance
The Last Dance

HSL Saves The Last Dance

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

UK - HSL supplied lighting for the popular Bill Kenwright touring production of “Save The Last Dance For Me”, a rousing ‘juke-box musical’ by Laurence Marks & Maurice Gran, with some serious and deeper cultural undercurrents. Lighting was designed by Tim Oliver, who skillfully balanced the diverse requirements of candy pop, theatre and drama as the story of love juxtaposed with cultural values and differences plays out … complete with a full live band who brought a richness and resonance to the piece which has just concluded a 6 month UK tour.

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Volvo at Landvetter Airport
Volvo at Landvetter Airport

A PARfect Solution for Volvo at Landvetter Airport

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

GOTEBERG, SWEDEN - Robe PARfect S1 LED fixtures, delivering a crisp, well defined 6000K of white light - are providing a great solution at Landvetter International Airport in Goteborg, Sweden, where they are illuminating two separate Volvo car display areas – one in the Departures Hall and the other one airside in Arrivals by the baggage carousels. The fixtures were specified and installed by Mediatec, a Swedish company and specialist in exhibition and conference technical production, headquartered in Kungălv. 

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Lollapalooza Berlin
Lollapalooza Berlin

Area Four Industries brings Colour & Sound to Lollapalooza

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

BERLIN — Teams from three different European offices of Area Four industries recently joined forces to work on a memorable project for Lollapalooza Music Festival in Berlin on Sept. 10-11 this year. An extremely challenging deadline was presented to A4i UK to design and build a custom, high-capacity roof system for the Perry Stage at the music festival via their London based client Colour Sound Experiment.

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Gran Torre  Santiago, Chile
Gran Torre Santiago, Chile

BMFLs Illuminate Tallest Tower in Latin America

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SANTIAGO, CHILE - Four Robe BMFL WashBeams were used to project bright, crisp, clear artwork, logos and slogans onto the side of the Gran Torre Santiago at the Constanera Centre in downtown Santiago, Chile, for an event launching the new Chevrolet Cruze car. At 300 meters (980 ft.) tall, the Gran Torre Santiago, designed by architect Cesar Pelli, is the highest building in Latin America. BMFLs positioned approximately 220 meters away were utilized to achieve this goal,

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Morning Blossoms World Premiere
Morning Blossoms World Premiere

'Morning Blossoms' Tours the Netherlands, Lit with Robe Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

ZWOLLE, The Netherlands - For Morning Blossoms, a musical that combines the disciplines of opera, ballet, dance, music and drama, LD Yaron Abulafia is using a variety of Robe fixtures, including DL7S Profiles, DL7F Washes, DL4S Profiles, BMFL Blades and BMFL Wash XFs, Robe Strobes and Spikies. The production, produced by ODD Continent, premiered Oct. 11 and 12 in Zwolle and tours the Netherlands through Nov. 23.

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A wall of Mozarts in play
A wall of Mozarts in play

Solaris Mozarts the Centerpiece for James Vincent McMorrow Tour

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

DUBLIN, - Critically acclaimed Irish singer-composer James Vincent McMorrow’s kicked off his “We Move” world tour in Dublin on Oct. 7.  Central to the set designed by Conor Jacob are Solaris Mozart RGB LED fixtures. Five towers of nine Mozarts each, arrayed in 3x3 clusters serve as individually controlled backdrops for band members and also combine for a canvas of content and special effects.   The tour includes the UK, Europe, Canada, and the US, closing Dec. 1 at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles.

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White Rock Theatre
White Rock Theatre

LED Saves Power for White Rock Theatre

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

HASTING, UK - An LED lighting installation - specified and undertaken by Penn Elcom – is saving the White Rock Theatre in Hastings approximately 75 per cent on electricity requirements, plus a further 70 per cent on maintenance costs per year compared to the previous lighting scheme. The seafront located theatre, a historically significant cultural landmark in the East Sussex region with origins dating back to 1927, is a busy receiving house owned by Hastings Borough Council with the day to day running and management undertaken by HQ Theatres & Hospitality.

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Grease the Musiacal
Grease the Musiacal

Australian School Theatre Creates Bigger Presence with Chauvet Professional Gear

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SYDNEY – Ravenswood School for Girls has brought a new level of production to its performing arts theatre by adding a collection of Chauvet Professional fixtures to its rig for two recent shows: Grease The Musical and Ravenswood Presents. Supplied by Showtools International, the Ovation C-640FC, Rogue R1 Spot and Rogue R2 Wash were instrumental in creating powerful looks for both performances. These fixtures worked in tandem with Chauvet Professional products that were already on the school’s permanent rig, including the Legend 412Z, COLORdash Batten-Quad 6 and COLORdash Batten-Hex 8

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School gets new Robe fixtures
School gets new Robe fixtures

Molkom Folkhogskola Chooses Robe

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SWEDEN - Molkom is a small, picturesque town near to Karlstad in Värmland beside a large lake and the Folkhogskola (Folk High School) there offers courses in acting, and film. In 2012 a new 140 capacity multipurpose venue was built specifically for the use of the acting and film courses, which includes  classes in the technology involved in the industries. When stage manager Rune Sorgard arrived in 2015 he identified the need for some moving lights in the theatre and in early 2016 a package of Robes arrived in the form of 10 x LEDWash 300s, six DL4S and four PARfect 100s.

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