Tungsten, a teacher at the Wynand Mouton Theatre

  The Wynand Mouton Theatre based at the University of the Free State is delivering some of the best performers and technicians the country has to offer. The theatre recently upgraded their lighting system and opted to replace what they had, tungsten fixture for tungsten fixture, with the firm belief that students should train on […]

Blond Productions invests in Robe Sprite

Over the past few years, Blond Productions has established a strong reputation as a leading supplier of turn-key technical solutions for the live events, television and film industries across Africa. In line with the company’s commitment to maintaining the highest technical standards, company owner, Christiaan Ballot, and the Blond Productions team have recently taken delivery […]

Robe at Masada

Robe equipment is known for its toughness, reliability and robust build quality, and that’s exactly why it was chosen to be part of a new permanent multimedia spectacular,From Dusk to Dawn, which is projected onto the western slope of Masada Mountain near the Dead Sea in Israel. The area is extremely special and is operated […]

Vari-Lite’s VL2600 Profile is a trusty silent partner for BBC Proms

London, UK – When Bernie Davis, one of the UK’s leading television lighting directors, trialed Vari-Lite’s new VL2600 Profile LED luminaire on the prestigious 2019 BBC Promsseason, he found they successfully met his many performance lighting requirements. “I had seen the VL2600 Profile demonstrated and it looked to be a good move forward in the […]

Polish National Theatre in Warsaw Chooses Silence with Robe DL7S Profiles

The Teatr Narodowy (National Theatre) in Warsaw, Poland, has invested in a total of 40 x Robe DL7S Profile moving lights which are part of a lighting upgrade to replace over 100 halogens and gel-scrollers in their rig with new LED light sources, a graduated process taking place across all three of the theatre’s three […]

The making of Newzroom Afrika

Arguably one of the best-looking newsrooms on the continent, reaching a new audience and bringing cutting edge content to the screen, Newzroom Afrika, a channel on Multi-Choice’s DStv satellite pay-TV service, went live earlier this year in time for the South African elections. The set, based at their new premises in Linden, was designed by […]

Namibian Annual Music Awards

  TAKING PLACE AT THE DOME CONFERENCE CENTRE IN SWAKOPMUND, THE 2019 NAMIBIAN ANNUAL MUSIC AWARDS SEES ITS MOST AMBITIOUS PRODUCTION TO DATE. TPMEA REPORTS…   Widely acknowledged as the most successful event since the inaugural Namibian Annual Music Awards (NAMAs) in 2011, this year’s NAMAs took place on 9 September at The Dome in […]

MDG goes under the sea for The Little Mermaid at Helsinki City Theatre

  Helsinki City Theatre is putting on the Disneymagic this season with its lavish musical production of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid. The theatre’s annual musical production is always a major part of its programme: The Little Mermaidplays in repertoire in the 950-seat main theatre for over 120 performances from August 2019 to Spring […]

Robe Returns to the Future Again at LDI

Robe rockedone of its busiest and most dynamic LDI (Lighting Design International) expos to date in Las Vegas,winning two awards, one for Best Creative Use of Light and the other for the T1 product series. The second installment of its #ReturnToTheFuture live show created a serious buzz. This show is a performance trilogy highlighting Robe’s […]

Early bird Black Friday specials at DWR

DWR Distribution is pleased to announce the early bird Black Friday specials! Look out for other specials to be announced on Friday only – these will just be advertised on the DWR Distribution Group on Facebook. For any information on these deals, please call our offices at 011 794 5023 or e-mail vincent@dwrdistribution.co.za or marlene@dwrdistribution.co.za […]