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Harry The Hirer Invests In CHAUVET Professional Maverick MK2 Profiles From Showtools International

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – For the past 35 years, multinational corporations, event managers, trade show organizers and anyone else involved in an event or conference has trusted Harry The Hirer as their one-stop supplier. The full-service company, which provides a broad range of event products, along with a high-end in-house technical production service, has grown to […]

Chauvet Hosts Abandoman Lighting Event At Edinburgh Fringe Festival

EDINBURGH – Audiences never know quite what to expect at an Abandoman show. That’s ok though, neither does this internationally acclaimed Irish comedian/rapper whose real name is Rob Broderick. Combining a quick, razor sharp wit with a gift for seamless audience engagement, the irrepressible entertainer has raised the art of improvisation to a higher level, […]

Spencer Lavoie’s Festival Canvas

Every concert stage can be looked at as a canvas, an untouched space that is transformed with vivid colors and myriad patterns by a designer working to support a client’s music. For Spencer Lavoie, this canvas becomes far larger when lighting festivals. Rather than supporting one band on a single stage, the festival designer must […]

Peter Morse Dances With Mavericks

Floating gracefully across the stage, at times in formal attire that was as crisp and precise as their pivot turns and pirouettes, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Peta Murgatroyd, and Valentin Chmerkovskiy epitomized the elegance of ballroom dancing on their 2018 Confidential Tour. Beyond this rarified display of style, however, the trio, who are famous for their roles […]

Mike Grabowski: The Camera Is The Audience

His work for MTV, CNN, MSNBC and other networks is seen by millions, but when he designs, Mike Grabowski has a smaller audience in mind: the cameras in the broadcast studio. Senior Designer for The Lighting Design Group, Grabowski begins his design process by thinking of how his work will look on camera. Collaborating closely […]

Lee Curran Bends Reality In Woyzeck With CHAUVET Professional

BIRMINGHAM, UK – From its very creation, Woyzeck has defied easy categorization. The great German dramatist Georg Büchner died before he finished this woeful tale of a soldier returning home from war to an uncertain life, leaving the play, like a work of timeless jazz, open to endless interpretations by future writers who would “complete” […]