David Graham Technical Director commented: "This is a great learning opportunity for students, under the guidance of industry professionals they get concentrated hands on experience.
"We have made some significant investments in the Stage Electrics hire inventory in the last few months and customers have been asking for an opportunity to get their hands on the equipment and really put it through its paces."
In response to a recent increase in demand, Stage Electrics has decided to invest in a fifth manufacturing workshop.
"ARCS Wide and Focus is an extremely flexible product. It can be a plug and play system when required and can be used on an extremely wide variety of projects from large scale to small scale, from bands to high end corporate events," says Rob.
Beloved swamp-dwelling ogre Shrek and his ensemble of friends, enemies and fairytale characters are currently beguiling audiences throughout the UK and Ireland on an extensive tour of SHREK THE MUSICAL®. Stage Electrics is ensuring that green is not the only colour...
To ensure that it continued to offer students incomparable training in exceptional, modern facilities, the School's aim was to update and expand its site, 'future-proofing' it for the next 25 years.
The incredibly smooth, versatile and robust LED Source4 Lustr+ and CYC, with its 7x colour spectrum and multiple capabilities is a superior tool for lighting cycloramas. Unlike other cyc lights, when not required to light the background, the Source Four LED CYC adapter can simply be removed and the Source Four Lustr+ LED luminaire can then be put to use in any other position, on or off stage.
The 2008 UK tour of West Side Story was the first production at which Stage Electrics provided video as well as lighting. Now, after a sell-out season at Sadler's Wells, the show has once more hit the road, with Stage Electrics again supplying equipment.
"I've been touring with Buddysince 2005 and also worked on the 2007/8 West End production. As a result," I was delighted to be asked to light the tour," say's Darren.
Knight of Illumination - This year's Knight of Illumination Awards saw Nick Collier receive the Event Award for his lighting design for Bollywood Carmen Live.
"We couldn't be happier for Nick," says Stage Electrics' Production Manager Russell Payne, who worked alongside Nick during the show. "Nick always has great vision as an LD and the award is fitting testament to his skill."
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