Det Norske Teatret (the Norwegian Theatre) in Oslo houses three stages in its main building in vibey downtown Oslo, plus one more in another venue in the city run by the same team, all of which work on a busy repertory schedule. Together at least 25 original and cutting-edge productions are created annually, in the Norwegian language of Nynorsk, and some guest works are hosted.
Cardiff, Wales-based rental and technical production specialist Stage Lighting Services have added to their existing all-Robe moving light inventory with a new investment in Robe ESPRITES which join the rental fleet.
Copenhagen’s Bellevue Theatre asked lighting designer Mark P Jones to create a practical and versatile lighting scheme to facilitate their recent touring version of “A Column of Fire”, a musical production based on Ken Follet’s gripping work encapsulating politics, passion, religious divisions and other 16th-century melodrama of the moment. It was initially staged at the theatre in 2019, directed by Mads M Nielsen with set designed by Benjamin la Cour and lit by Mikael Sylvest.
Twenty of Robe’s new FORTE moving lights are a key feature of a new lighting design by Maxime Chotard for “Mousquetaire de Richelieu” (Richelieu’s Musketeer), one of the flagship shows at Puy du Fou, a historical theme park in Les Epesses in the Pays de la Loire region of Western France.
The world’s largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean International’s Wonder of the Seas – built at Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France – will have four Robe RoboSpot systems installed in its 1600-seat capacity Main Theater and two more in Studio B, which is the iconic Royal Caribbean ice rink.
Robe ESPRITES have joined the house lighting rig at Patronaat in Haarlem, one of the core music venues in the northern Netherlands, which features two busy halls and a café area all hosting performances, a vibrant mix of rock and pop shows, banging club nights and dynamic music-based festival events.
The Halberg Awards is the most prestigious event in New Zealand that celebrates the country’s sporting excellence. The 2022 extravaganza was staged at the Spark Arena in Auckland, this time with a reduced live audience of 100 seated guests (usually 1000), a measure applied late-on as the country went to a Covid ‘red alert’ level. It broadcast live on Sky TV.
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Poland, continues its commitment to Robe moving lights with a recent investment in ESPRITE LED moving lights, added to the company’s existing rental stock.
“Absolutely amazing” is how lighting designer Tom Campbell from creative collective MIRRAD describes working with the hugely talented and highly acclaimed British singer-songwriter and poet Arlo Parks (Anaïs Oluwatoyin Estelle Marinho). Her 2021 debut album Collapsed in Sunbeams, produced during the pandemic lockdowns, won last year’s coveted Hyundai Mercury Music Prize for Best Album and she also collected a Brit Award for Breakthrough Artist.
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