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A NEW LEASE ON LIGHTING – TIM MITCHELL ON KING KONG

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A new lease on Lighting for an iconic piece 

Tim Mitchell on lighting King Kong at the Fugard Theatre, 2017

Gearhouse Splitbeam specialises in long term equipment rental for theatrical productions in South Africa. The company is providing lighting fixtures for the much-anticipated restaging of one South Africa’s most significant, influential and iconic pieces, the “all African jazz opera”, King Kong, at the Fugard Theatre in Cape Town in July. 

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A GLIMPSE BEHIND THE SCENES – GEARHOUSE WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE

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“Women need to recognise and embrace their particular strengths as individuals and use those to contribute to the workspace, without feeling that they need to adopt the traits of their male colleagues to make their mark.” Robyn

“It is not easy. We know there is a lot of lifting, long hours and hard work but if being in the live production industry is your dream, then hang in there. Nothing comes easy in life..” Anathi

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SYSTEM SOLUTIONS GETS GOLD AT MEDIATECH

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System Solutions, a Gearhouse company, put together a visually impressive stand at Mediatech 2017, displaying the professional AV integrator and distributor’s impressive new array of LED screens for the commercial market. Representing the company at this year’s event was Dion LeRoux, who spoke with Pro-Systems about his perceptions and experience at the show.

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BIGGEST SINGALONG IN AFRICA

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Krone 4 – The biggest sing-along in Africa

Krone 4 was brought to South African audiences by Sony/Select Musiek, and Gearhouse Group was once again on board to provide the technical requirements for this massively popular event in 2017 which featured popular local singers like Snotkop, Juanita, Refentse, Andriette, Ricus Nel, Brendan Peyper, Kurt Darren, Manie Jackson, Adam Tas, Nicholis Louw, Ray Dylan, Elizma Theron, Liezel Pieters and Ons Lieflinge.

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SET TO SUCCEED

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Set to succeed – Sets Drapes Screens on 3 months in Kwa Zulu Natal.

Sets Drapes Screens (SDS) Durban has got off to a good start since it officially opened its doors in April 2017 under the leadership of Branch Manager, Pieter Brink and General Manager, Karien Eigner. The company provides high-quality set manufacture and installation as well as specialised screen and drape rental services for live events. SDS is also a key member of the 9-strong, internationally recognised, Gearhouse Group of Companies.

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IT'S NOT ABOUT YOUR VORSPRUNG DURCH TECHNIK

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For the sixth year running, Gearhouse South Africa took on the technical responsibilities for Parklife in Johannesburg.

Taking place on a typical crisp winter’s day in Marks Park in the Johannesburg suburb of Emmarentia, Parklife Festival pulled in the crowds by promising a combination of gourmet food with performances from local and international musicians. Ensuring the organiser didn’t disappoint from a technical point of view was Gearhouse South Africa, which was working on the festival for the sixth year running.

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