In the 7 years of Splitbeam’s existence, under the expert guidance of Managing Director Alistair Kilbee, the company has grown from a single discipline lighting rental company to a full-service professional equipment rental company supplying Lighting, Audio, Audio Visual, Power and Rigging equipment as well as staffing services to large-scale international and local theatrical productions.
Investing in the future of our youth remains something that we all endeavour to uphold and try to encourage. But enticing our prospective youth leaders, into an industry such as event technical services can, at times, be challenging based on many social and economic issues. But at Hyde Park High school, the educators have introduced a technical programme into their curriculum to give learners an early kick-start into this industry of future technical gurus, which in previous years wasn’t something that was even on the cards for the youth at school level.
Cape Town’s Fugard Theatre has a well-earned reputation for creating exciting and innovative theatre productions and has been making a significant impact on the South African Musical Theatre scene for some time.
Splitbeam was selected to deliver the audio, lighting and A/V equipment as well as technical support for the Johannesburg season of Annie – The Musical which ran at the Teatro Montecasino from October 12th until November 27th. Prosound's Mark Malherbe was the sound designer for the South African production, and specified an audio system based around Meyer Sound speakers.
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