ShowPro LED Fresnels at The Chapel

Located just off Chapel Street in one of the oldest churches in Victoria, Chapel Off Chapel is one of Melbourne’s most popular live performance venues. Consisting of two theatres and a welcoming foyer, Chapel Off Chapel has hosted artists such as Coldplay, Foo Fighters and musicals such as Dreamgirls, Rent and Blood Brothers. Simon Prentice,…

Missy Higgins

November has been a busy month for Kait Hall, from Let There Be Light Designs, as she has toured Australia doing lights with Missy Higgins, Dan Sultan and Peter Garrett. Kait has worked with Missy for many years but this tour was a bit different as it featured Symphony Orchestras from around the country. Kait…

NSW School Spectacular

The 2016 NSW Schools Spectacular was held at Qudos Bank Arena over the weekend and the production has found its way into the Guinness Book of Records for the world’s largest variety show! Lighting designer Trudy Dalgleish specified 600 moving lights including 65 x Claypaky Sharpy, 10 x Claypaky Sharpy Wash, 30 x Claypaky Alpha…

ARIA Awards

Paul Collison designed the lighting for last week’s ARIA Awards and Chameleon Touring systems supplied the following, in conjunction with equipment and crew from the Star Events centre: 36 x Martin Professional MAC Viper Air FX 6 x Martin Viper Performance 12 x Martin Viper Spot 36 x Martin Aura 124 x Martin Aura 16…

MCEC grow with Clay Paky, Martin and ShowPro

The lighting department at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre has boosted its stock with the recent acquisition of twelve Martin Professional MAC Viper Profiles, twelve Clay Paky B-Eye K 10’s, four Clay Paky Alpha 700 HPE and sixty-four ShowPro LED Cyc RGBWA units. These units were specifically chosen as a flexible production lighting solution…

The NRL Grand Final pre-match show

Lighting designer Tom Wright had the difficult task of lighting the pre-match entertainment at this year’s NRL Grand Final at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium. Fortunately, he had done the job before, as well as several State of Origins, and knew how to overcome the complexities associated with the production. “You never really know where you are…

Clay Paky takes flight at Defqon.1

Every September Defqon.1 Festival takes place at the Sydney International Regatta Centre, transforming this breathtaking venue into the ultimate party island. This year Chromatic designed the stage and lighting, using thirty-four Clay Paky Sharpy and sixteen Mythos to full effect. The theme was Dragon Blood but as the 2012 stage had been a dragon, inspiration…