ROBE HAS DIVINE ROLE IN SISTER ACT

There’s no greater ‘goosebump moment’ for any LD than audible gasps of amazement from a crowd reacting to a lighting or visual effect … that’s what happened each night in the Joburg Theatre, downtown Johannesburg as a truly spectacular ‘rose window’ – made up of 89 x Robe LED moving lights - was revealed for the first time during the new South African production of “Sister Act”.

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SPLITBEAM SUPPLIES WARHORSE

South African audiences were captivated as War Horse, brought to South Africa by Pieter Toerien and the National Theatre, played at The Teatro, Montecasino in Johannesburg recently. The show then moved to Cape Town at Artscape Opera House from 5 December 2014. Technical support in both venues was from Gearhouse Splitbeam.

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GEARHOUSE SPLITBEAM PROVIDES FULL SERVICE FOR FULL MOON

One of Vuyani Dance Company’s 2014 dance experiences took the form of an “out-of-this-world” dance piece called Full Moon at the Mandela stage at the Joburg Theatre, Johannesburg. Inspired by the mysteries of the universe, this dreamlike piece claims to take audiences “on an epic journey into the celestial realm and back to earth, riding the mysterious carpet of the time-space continuum in a magical flight of the imagination.”

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SPLITBEAM EQUIPMENT RETURNS FROM THE JERSEY BOYS TOUR

Splitbeam’s equipment has travelled an extraordinary 108,000 km whilst on the current Jersey Boys Tour - a distance of more than 4 times round the globe (the earth's circumference at the equator is 40,075.16 km).

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SPLITBEAM TEAM MEMBERS BROADEN THEIR NETWORKING CAPABILITIES

This month, Splitbeam’s Senior Lighting Technician, Clement Makama, and Lighting Technician, Mfanafuthi “Fofo” Njokweni, both attended GrandMA training courses hosted by DWR Distribution. Makama spent 2 days with Martin from GrandMA Germany expanding his knowledge of networking. The integration of Lighting and Audio Visual equipment through the GrandMA units is becoming a tool that products are becoming increasingly reliant on and it is vital that Splitbeam stay ahead of the game.

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