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Alistair Kilbee

Managing Director

Alistair Kilbee, Gearhouse Splitbeam’s Managing Director, is well-known in the Theatre industry. He has been involved as a Technical Director for many years. He was the Lighting Designer on “Eclipse” the Opening Show at Emperors Casino in South Africa, then became the resident lighting designer for seven years, lighting all the productions in the Cabaret Bar and the Theatre, including P. J. Powers – “A Tribute to Janis Joplin”, A Night With Johnny Clegg, Nataniel’s “Walking with Wizards” and Harry Sideropoulos’ “My Favorite Swing”, “Batmaina” and many other productions.

A development of Alistair’s career in the last Eighteen years took him into the Technical Directors field, working on “Fame – The Musical”, “The Merry Widow”, “Chicago” “Rent”, “We Will Rock You” “Beauty and the Beast” “High School Musical”, “Cats”, “Mamma Mia”, “Dream Girls”, “Dirty Dancing”, “Jersey Boys”, “The Sound of Music”, “Emotional Creature”, “Singing in the Rain” “West Side Story”, “Priscilla Queen of the Desert”, “Evita” He has also toured extensively in over the years throughout Asia, Europe and the Middle East with “We Will Rock You”, “Chicago”, “High School Musical”, “Jersey Boys”, Dirty Dancing, “The Sound of Music”, Singin in the Rain”, “Evita”

Alistair is currently the Technical Director of the “Phantom of the Opera” World Tour while continuing to run Gearhouse Splitbeam, a theatre and professional rental company in South Africa designed to cater for the Theatre market.

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