Our market-leading programme spans multiple theatres, each dedicated to specialist areas of the live entertainment technology industry

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Lighting & Industry Initiatives

Featuring major creative projects from the biggest names in the business. Last year's attendees enjoyed:

  • A dive into the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of The Tempest which used genuinely game changing digital technologies. 
  • Giudizio Universale: Michelangelo and the Secrets of the Sistine Chapel, revealing how the €9million immersive stage show was created.
  • Production Park and Brilliant Stages discussing their most complicated video facade in the world on the Nur Alem Pavilion.
  • 59 Productions' presentation on how they create 'Drama Beyond the Stage' with old fashioned story telling and modern technology.

Audio & AV 

All the need-to-know information audiophiles would ever need. Last year's attendees experienced:

  • A live mix created by Robbie Williams' sound engineer Simon Hodge as he built the basics of a mix from scratch using a multi-track.
  • The SoundGirls exploring live mixing apps and immersive sound systems and their effects on the artist-audience connection.
  • Britannia Row who demonstrated the use of speaker system prediction software to create a system design for an arena.
  • Holoplot's deep dive into 'Wave Field Synthesis for 3D Sound Applications and Challenging Acoustic Environments'. 

Rigging & Production

Essential knowledge, delivered by seasoned riggers. Last year's attendees took advantage of:

  • Scotty Stewart looking at the underlying forces during circus and aerial rigging as well as a session on 'Simple Rigging Calculations'.
  • A panel of seasoned international riggers discussing the problems of working from trusses, seeking to identify potential solutions.
  • An interactive 'Ask the Expert' session hosted by the National Rigging Advisory Group for all those interested in a career in rigging. 
  • ITV's Operational Risk Manager discussing the limitations of traditional Health & Safety and the challenge of changing approach.

Product Training

Free, practical training from official brand representatives. Last year's attendees for hands on with:

  • The Speechline Digital Wireless system from Sennheiser, learning how to spec, configure, operate and remote monitor multiple systems.
  • The ChamSys QuickQ range of consoles and software, getting to grips with fixtures and programming.
  • The ChamSys MagicQ range of consoles and software, learning how to patch a new show, create cues and FX and MagicVis.
  • The Zero-88 FLX family of consoles, providing a comprehensive introduction for all levels. 

Countdown to the show...

Register free for PLASA Show 2019

15 - 17 September 2019


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