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Arolla Aqua

02/06/2023 - Equipment News

Powerful, complete, compact IP66 LED profile moving head, with outstanding light output: a true workhorse for all occasions!

ALPD and the Prague Quadrennial

02/06/2023 - Event News

Czech Republic – The UK’s Association for Lighting Production and Design (ALPD) has been given the fantastic opportunity of running the Society of British Theatre Designers’ (SBTD) Hello Stranger exhibition stand at the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space on Saturday 10th June 2023. This will provide a unique chance to champion and celebrate the work of lighting in contributing to the wider practice of Performance Design.

Denise Simpson Adds Artistic Touch to Jazz Social with Chauvet Professional

02/06/2023 - Production News

USA – It’s been said that modern art moves to the rhythm of jazz. Anyone who’s appreciated the work of painters like Picasso, Dali, and Jackson Pollock, all inveterate fans of the genre, will readily agree with that. The influence of jazz is felt everywhere on their canvases, from the fearless, unconventional spacing, to the liberating sense of improvisation.

White Light Hops into The Peter Rabbit Easter Adventure

02/06/2023 - Production News

UK – Through a magical mix of live performances and puppetry, The Peter Rabbit Easter Adventure is an immersive theatrical experience that brings to life the iconic stories and characters of Beatrix Potter. Taking place at London’s Covent Garden, audiences are transported back in time as they help Beatrix herself rescue Jemima Paddle-Duck from the clutches of Mr McGregor, with the help of Benjamin Bunny and, of course, Peter Rabbit. The show features a lighting design by Sean Gleason who approached White Light (WL) to supply his lighting equipment.

zactrack for Newsies and The Bodyguard

02/06/2023 - Production News

UK – Two UK theatre musical productions, “Newsies” and “The Bodyguard”, produced by Runaway Entertainment and Michael Harrison and David Ian for Michael Harrison Entertainment and Crossroads Live respectively, both with lighting designed by Mark Henderson, have been using a zactrack SMART real-time tracking system for lighting and followspotting.

First GLP impression X5 IP Bars head to Sydney for The Tina Turner Musical

02/06/2023 - Production News

Australia – The latest production of TINA, The Tina Turner Musical in Australia is the first show worldwide to feature GLP’s new impression X5 IP Bar. The IP-rated linear LED batten contains 18 powerful 40W RGBL LEDs, a wide zoom range, and next generation iQ.Gamut colour calibration algorithm to guarantee superior colour rendering.

Tommex Chooses CloudPower for New Sports Complex

02/06/2023 - Project News

Poland – Apex CloudPower amplifiers have been employed as part of a full audio system installation at the recently completed MoSiR Sports Centre in Katowice, Poland.

Ziggy Jacobs joins the Team at 3LR Design

01/06/2023 - People News

UK – Experiencing tremendous growth, 3LR Design, an industry leader in lighting and controls systems design, consulting and experiential services is thrilled to announce the addition of Consultant Ziggy Jacobs to the team.

Robe at SHOWTECH 2023 Expo

01/06/2023 - Event News

Germany – Robe will be exhibiting at the two-and-a-half day 2023 SHOWTECH entertainment expo next week, staged in Halls 1 and 3 at STATION in Berlin, one of the country’s most charismatic and unique event spaces right at the heart of the German capital adjacent to the world-famous Potsdamer Platz.

Claypaky Sharpy X Frames Take Centre Stage at Eurovision Song Contest 2023

01/06/2023 - Production News

UK – The 67th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) recently concluded in England’s 11,000-seat Liverpool Arena where Sweden took top honours with the song, “Tattoo”. Tim Routledge, lighting designer for the show, utilised a large complement of 194 Claypaky Sharpy-X-Frames, 126 Scenius Unicos, 40 Hy B-EYE K25s, 12 Sharpy Plus Aqua and 12 ReflectXions to illuminate the set, whose embracing design had special significance this year.

Christopher Robin and Chauvet Professional Create Colours for Seussical

01/06/2023 - Production News

USA – All the world may be a stage, as the great Bard wrote, but when it comes to theatrical productions, it’s often the characters on the stage who determine how that world spins. In the case of the Lynn Ahrens-Stephen Flaherty musical comedy, “Seussical,” that spin definitely revolves around fun.

Ayrton Diablo S on tour with Diodato

01/06/2023 - Production News

Italy – Following his success in the United States and Europe, Diodato, winner of the Sanremo Festival 2020, returns to Italy for a tour that will take him around Italian clubs for the whole of summer 2023. The singer-songwriter has already performed in famous clubs in Turin, Milan, Padua and Bologna, where his new single If You Want Me, the soundtrack to Diabolik - Ginko all'attack! was hugely successful.

Show & Design Group (SDG) expands its lighting rental inventory with the acquisition of Ayrton Diablo S fixtures

01/06/2023 - Production News

USA – Las Vegas-based Show & Design Group (SDG) has made its first investment in Ayrton lighting fixtures with the purchase of 24 Diablo S units. ACT Entertainment is the exclusive distributor of Ayrton products in North America.

disguise and’s real-time markerless motion capture solution is now available

01/06/2023 - Equipment News

disguise has announced the immediate availability of its latest solution, Invisible: a complete technology bundle for real-time markerless motion capture developed in partnership with Removing the need for markers, wearable suits or long calibration set-ups, the Invisible solution allows anyone to mirror their movements onto a character rig within disguise’s Designer software in real time.