Rarely do we get the opportunity to work in as stunning and inspiring a venue as the open air Minack Theatre in Porthcurno, Cornwall. Stage Electrics was commissioned to perform a complete re-fit of the theatre's cliff top control room and tasked with the design and installation of a dimming system, along with bespoke furniture for the re-fit. Stage Electrics was approached as a result of their long standing reputation for expertise in crafting bespoke pieces, coupled with their technical ability.
One significant challenge was to ensure that the refurbishment was uniquely designed to complement and enhance the extraordinary setting of the outdoor theatre. Stage Electrics created bespoke furniture that was in harmony with the theatre's beautiful location, nestled on the edge of a cliff. Technical aspects of the control room installation were designed to be flexible to allow bespoke solutions to be employed as part of a turnkey solution.
Managing unique and challenging projects and the ability to provide bespoke installations were primary reasons for Minack approaching Stage Electrics. The relationship with the theatre and thorough understanding of the venue meant that a design was produced that exceeded the theatre's specifications.
"Stage Electrics' successful realisation of a tricky brief has turned a compact control room into a practical and user friendly space that impresses everyone who operates from within its walls!"
Phil Jackson, Theatre Manager, Minack Theatre