Like many other multi-disciplined Gearhouse staff members, 35 year old, Prashna Parsoot has worked her way up through the organisational ranks the hard way; learning admin, accounts, operations, sales and most recently project management during her nine years at Gearhouse System Solutions. "I have worked on system integration projects at the new General Electric Africa Innovation Centre, Menlyn Shopping Centre, uShaka Marine World, the Botswana National Stadium and Silverstar Casino. I also assisted with the installation at FNB (Soccer City) stadium and Moses Mabhida Stadium during the 2010 World Cup period and I have been fortunate to keep continuously moving forward, learning, growing and striving to meet client expectations" she explains.
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More than technical expertise required for the 35th International Geological Congress
INHOUSE Venue Technical Management (IVTM), supported by the Cape Town branch of Gearhouse South Africa, (a team of 82 technicians), were extremely proud to deliver a successful service for the 35th IGC – International Geological Congress. Cape Town International Convention Centre and the Westin Cape Town hotel hosted over 4000 delegates between 27 August and 5 September 2016.Sep 19, 2016 Read More
The Parlotones recently took to the stage at the Teatro at Montecasino in Johannesburg, for Parlotones Orchestrated Live. For this concert, the band performed with an 11-piece orchestra backing, vocalist and conductor. With a chamber ensemble, arranged and conducted by composer and musician Brendan Jury, who also played the Viola, the well-known music of the band had a fresh sound for the audience.Sep 19, 2016 Read More
Splitbeam purchases 14 additional ETC Source Four Revolutions for the South African tour of Annie
Gearhouse Splitbeam is a long-term professional Theatre equipment rental company which, according to its Managing Director Alistair Kilbee, prides itself on being one of only a handful of true theatre lighting specialists able to supply the requirements of international touring productions from West End, Broadway or anywhere else in the world.Sep 19, 2016 Read More
The 2016 South African Music Awards (SAMAs), one of the highest profile events on the SA music calendar, was again staged at the Durban ICC Arena, broadcast live on SABC1 and enjoyed by an audience of 3000. For the first time, lighting was designed by Robert Grobler … who incorporated over 200 Robe fixtures on the rig which was supplied by Gearhouse South Africa.Sep 19, 2016 Read More
Gearhouse observed Heritage month in 2016 with a bit of fun in a seriously busy month. Staff arrived at work on Fri 23rd September in whatever they believed best represented their heritage, including some full traditional regalia across all branches of the company to acknowledge and celebrate our very diverse work force. Unity in Diversity!Sep 19, 2016 Read More
TELLING THE ORIGIN STORY OF THE SHAOLIN MONKS,
Shaolin is the kind of touring production the monks have become famous for. Combining extraordinary feats of human endurance, martial arts demonstrations and traditional Chinese music, the theatrical spectacular serves to highlight exactly what is possible when you put your mind to it.
In a show such as this where miscalculations can have the most severe consequences, planning is key. This goes for every aspect from the choreography to the technical requirements. As such, it should not be surprising that the recent Big Concerts promoted Johannesburg run of the production was one of the smoothest jobs possible for local theatre specialists, Splitbeam.Sep 19, 2016 Read More