entertainment • presentation • installation

Color Force joins Phantom tour

Phantom of the Opera on the road again

22 June 2012

UK - Chroma-Q Color Force 72 RGBA LED battens were specified by award winning lighting designer Paule Constable for the new Cameron Mackintosh UK and Ireland touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of The Opera.

Paule's prolific design portfolio includes creating lit environments for the highest profile international theatre and opera productions, and her work is renowned worldwide for its experimentation, invention and creativity.

She had not used Color Force products before, but sought a powerful, well sized lightsource that could be utilised as an even spread 'soft light' tool to illuminate the numerous cloths and drapes that give Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber's classic musical its period flavour and ambience.

Paule was impressed with the information available about the Chroma-Q Color Force range, so initially contacted Chroma-Q's exclusive UK dealer, A.C. Entertainment Technologies (AC-ET) Ltd., and spoke to their Northern lighting sales manager, Kevin Fitz-Simons about the capabilities of the product range.

After receiving a demonstration, she confirmed that Color Force battens were the answer for achieving the desired effects.

"For me they were easily the best" out of all the choices, she confirms, "The colour mixing is brilliant, especially in that pale 'sludgy' area of the spectrum which I use a lot, and they generally offer an excellent theatre palette and really bring the cloths alive."

Mark Burnett from Stage Electrics comments, "The units have proved to be extremely reliable, and the light output is excellent. The Color Force 72s are a great addition to our rental inventory."

Touring Chief LX, Matt Rutter operates lighting for the show whilst on the road and the production LX is Ian Moulds.

(Jim Evans)


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