Little Shop of Horrors at The King School

Posted on Thursday, April 5th, 2012

BLM Production Services has just completed a very successful season of Little Shop of Horrors at The King’s School Theatre in North Parramatta.

Directed by Michael Terzo, Little Shop was the King’s and Tara schools’ first major venture into the world of production technology, allowing students an opportunity to get up close and personal with moving lights, lasers and special effects usually only seen in major professional productions with big budgets.

BLM’s Theatre Lighting Designer Steve Furzey spec’d 56 moving lights including Elation Design Spot 575E, Design Spot 300 Pro, Robe Scan575XT, Spot575AT Zoom, Wash575AT and PR XLED390 LED moving wash. A combination of Light Emotion LED OptiPARs, Elation Design Strip 60 and BLM Pixel bars provided back and Cyc lighting. Conventionals included 16 x Selecon Pacific Profile, 10 x 1kW Fresnel, 12 x PAR64MFL and 2 x Selecon Pacific Zoom follow spots. Special effects are were in the form of 4 x 1.4w BLM green Lasers, 3 x Antari Fazers, 2 Antari Ice Foggers and an Antari HZ500 Hazer.

Lighting Control was via Light Factory PC with programming and playback wings and an Entec Datagate MkII. Laser Control is via Pangolin Quickshow with 2 x FB3’s.

Photography by Peter Hoyle