The members of the 2019 Season Apprentice Program for Theater Technicians at Santa Fe Opera
The members of the 2019 Season Apprentice Program for Theater Technicians at Santa Fe Opera

Santa Fe Opera Announces 78 Members of the 2019 Season Apprentice Program for Theater Technicians

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The Santa Fe Opera announces the members of its 2019 Season Apprentice Program for Theater Technicians. This season’s program is comprised of technicians, designers, and craftspeople from across New Mexico, the wider United States, South America, England and China. The 78 individuals were selected from a pool of more than 900 applicants through a competitive screening and interview process by the Opera’s Production Department Heads. Santa Fe Opera Production and Recruiting Coordinator Tracy Armagost facilitates the program, which includes recruitment, hiring, and programming for each season.

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New LED lighting from High End Systems and ETC luminaires for two ATG theaters in the UK. Photography by Simon Darke; Mark Waters
New LED lighting from High End Systems and ETC luminaires for two ATG theaters in the UK. Photography by Simon Darke; Mark Waters

An LED Lighting Upgrade for Ambassador Theatre Group in UK

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ETC dealer, White Light Ltd has supplied Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) venues with an LED upgrade using High End Systems and ETC lighting equipment. Two theatres – Aylesbury Waterside and the Grand Opera House York were upgraded with brand new LED packages consisting of High End Systems’ SolaFrame 1000, SHAPESHIFTER, ETC’s ColorSource PAR and ColorSource Spot.

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The national theater of Columbia, Teatro Colón Bogotá, just finished the last stage of a four-year renovation
The national theater of Columbia, Teatro Colón Bogotá, just finished the last stage of a four-year renovation

Upgrading the Lighting at Teatro Colon Bogota in Colombia

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Teatro Colón Bogotá, Colombia’s national theater, finished the last stage of a four-year renovation with the addition of 10 ADB Stagelight Klemantis AS 1000 cyc lights and 10 Claypaky Axcor Profile 900 fixtures provided by Audio Concept de Colombia, S.A.

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Group One’s Kade Behm (center) with attendees from the recent Avolites Academy master class in Miami, FL
Group One’s Kade Behm (center) with attendees from the recent Avolites Academy master class in Miami, FL

Avolites Announces New U.S. Training Dates

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Avolites and its US distributor, Group One Ltd., continue to reaffirm their commitment to exemplary customer support by increasing the frequency and reach of both their Titan-based console and Ai media server trainings. After hosting two-day console sessions in 10 U.S. cities over the first six months of 2019, plus a more in-depth four-day Avolites Academy master class in Miami, the two companies have now announced an even more ambitious schedule of 15 console trainings, three master classes, and three Ai trainings for the second half of the year.

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TOMCAT and JTE celebrate one year serving the west coast
TOMCAT and JTE celebrate one year serving the west coast

TOMCAT and JTE Celebrate One Year Serving the West Coast

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It’s already been a year since TOMCAT and JTE joined Area Four Industries America in their shared 25,000 square foot office and warehouse space in Thousand Oaks, CA (a one hour drive from LAX and downtown Los Angeles). With this new location, they’re able to provide their many customers on or near the west coast of the United States and Canada with even faster delivery, local customer service, and full technical support.

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The 4K video wall in use with content fed from the disguise media server
The 4K video wall in use with content fed from the disguise media server

Westlake Community Performing Arts Center adds 4K Video Wall

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The Westlake Community Performing Arts Center (WCPAC), a multipurpose performance venue on the Westlake High School campus in Austin, TX, recently completed installation of a 4K LED video wall on their main stage with a media playback system featuring the disguise plus range media server.

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Lectrosonics President Gordon Moore Honored with AVIXA Award at InfoComm 2019.  Pictured L to R: Lectrosonics President Gordon Moore, recipient of the Fred Dixon Service in Education Award and Steve Somers,retired Extron VP of Engineering, who received Mackey Barron Lifetime Achievement award.
Lectrosonics President Gordon Moore Honored with AVIXA Award at InfoComm 2019. Pictured L to R: Lectrosonics President Gordon Moore, recipient of the Fred Dixon Service in Education Award and Steve Somers,retired Extron VP of Engineering, who received Mackey Barron Lifetime Achievement award.

Lectrosonics President Gordon Moore Honored with AVIXA Award at InfoComm 2019

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 Moore Receives Fred Dixon Award for Outstanding Service in Education in the AV Industry
Lectrosonics is very pleased to announce that company President Gordon Moore, CTS,  has been honored with the Fred Dixon Service in Education Award presented by AVIXA for his outstanding contributions to education in the AV industry. The award was recently presented in a ceremony on InfoComm 2019’s Center Stage at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando on Wednesday, June 12th.

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