Gerda Kruger has
been active in the professional lighting industry since 1980. This
involvement has covered all aspects of the industry from operating and
designing of shows to consulting on installations.
From a theatrical background, we chiefly provide
lighting and auxiliary services for corporate events. These services
include lighting designers and operators.
We are totally committed to client satisfaction
irrespective of the nature and size of the requirements.
Quite a few things have happened since our last news update and the rest of this year looks to be very busy.
In August Gerda lit Mozart's Don Giovanni for the Tshwane University of Technology's Vocal Art Department.
We attended PLASA 2012 in London where we looked at the new products available and had many discussions on training for our industry and the common problems faced worldwide. One of the highlights was meeting lighting legend Richard Pilbrow - a fascinating and wonderful man!
We are currently hard at work preparing for Massmart's Annual Awards banquet later in October for O'Mage.
This coming week Gerda is lighting the Hair Show at the SA Fashion Week for Lucilla Booyzen of Runway Productions using her grandMA2 console - enabling Gerda to do most of the programming before the one day move-in and show.
Gerda helped out at the last minute with programming the lighting for Mies Julie at the State Theatre for international director Yael Farber. This lead to her being asked to take the critically acclaimed one woman show, A Woman in Waiting, to Baku, Azerbaijan and Paris, France in November as Production Manager and Lighting Designer.
We are also in the process of finalizing the planning for a series of Follow Spotter Training courses in Cape Town - please contact us if you are interested.
Minority Report (Lighting & Sound International - Aug-Sept 2012)
Motivated by a desire to better represent the needs of women in the workplace - and partially inspired by UK-based Women in Stage Entertainment (WiSE) - Women in Technical Production (WiTP) offers support, networking and training for South African females working in the industry. WiSE co-founder Sarah Rushton-Read travelled to Johannesburg to find out more about their plans for the future . . .
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