Sony Pixel Power calrec Sony

Staatsschauspiel Dresden chooses Robe T1s

20/04/2021

Staatsschauspiel Dresden chooses Robe T1s posted: 20/04/2021

The 52 T1s - 20 x T1 Profiles and 32 x T1 Fresnels - were specified by Staatsschauspiel's head of lighting and video, Andreas Barkleit, after careful consideration.

The Staatsschauspiel Dresden in Germany joins a long and growing number of high-profile performing arts venues that are investing in Robe's T1 series of moving lights, a refined product line tailored to meet the exacting demands of this sector. The Staatsschauspiel Dresden runs two venues - The Schauspielhaus in the old town with 788 seats and the Kleines Haus in the Neustadt area which offers three halls with 400, 150 and 99 capacities respectively plus the Kleines Haus Mitte which can accommodate up to 60 people. The main focus is on theatrical performance, but the vibrant program - in a standard year - will also feature music, dance, concerts and spoken word performances.

Andreas has been in the head of lighting and video post since 2018, although his association and work with the theatre goes back to 1994. His professional career started in the mid-1980s and has embraced many aspects of the performing arts, from playing guitar in various bands to working as a freelance lighting designer for several institutions including the Carl Maria von Weber Music Academy in Dresden, The Meissen Theatre, the Dresden Laboratory Theatre, and the Zeithain Prison.

Wizard of Oz lighting designer Johannes Zink on the left during rehearsals earlier this year, with Staatsschauspiel's head of lighting and video, Andreas Barkleit on the right.

At the Staatsschauspiel Dresden, investments in new technology are made with a 10-year lifespan in mind, and Andreas had been looking at Robe's T1 series since its launch. At the Prolight 2019 expo in Frankfurt, he saw it in action for the first time, then after five shootouts at the theatre the order was placed ... after the T1 prevailed as the best option!

The most important reason we chose the T1 is for the additive colour mixing with its perfectly operating dedicated CTO and CTC channels, confirmed Andreas. This is really innovative and truly impressive!

This was combined with good performance and simple control of the multispectral light source which has not previously been available on this class of fixture - making the colours seriously more vivid compared to those of white light LED fixtures. This fixture is unbeatable in our field of application and having them in the house opens up whole new layers of possibility in lighting design, he confirmed.

The T1s are used for both ambient lighting and to create effects and drama which is why the independent tool-free LED engine recalibration was another strong argument for choosing T1.

In addition to all these benefits, the units are completely silent, states Andreas.

These 52 x T1s together with 12 x Robe LEDBeam 150s and 4 x RobeStrobe IPs, purchased at the same time, are used across both Staatsschauspiel Dresden venues according to the schedule and type of productions being staged.

The fact that Robe products are genuinely made in the EU' was also a factor. Shorter travel distances mean a reduced ecological footprint and we are also impressed with the quality of Robe's choice of components, for example the Zeiss optics, says Andreas.

Staatsschauspiel's head of lighting and video, Andreas Barkleit

He has known Robe Germany's Martin Opitz - technical sales for the eastern region - for over 20 years, and his rock n' roll heritage also meant he was familiar with all the major moving lights manufacturers. Over the years at Staatsschauspiel, various Robe luminaries have been brought into the houses by visiting productions / LDs and have been spoken about favourably by technicians.

The Staatsschauspiel Dresden venues were all closed during the first pandemic lockdown in 2020, then in June premiered a new production of the Medea. Stimmen monologues at the Schauspielhaus and also the Veduta - Stadtansichten walk through the city. Then between September and November, restricted audience productions started taking place in the Schauspielhaus and the Kleines Haus 1 and 2 venues, with 13 new productions premiered in a Covid-safe environment.

Since the second lockdown in November 2020, the venues have again been closed to any public performances, although rehearsals took place within strict Covid guidelines during the middle of January 2021.
LINK: https://www.live-production.tv/news/cultural-events/staatsschauspiel-d...
See more stories from liveproduction

More from Live Production

13/05/2021

DPA Microphones Introduces Two New Headset Microphones

DPA Microphones Introduces Two New Headset Microphones posted: 13/05/2021 Solutions Combine Company's Renowned 5mm Capsules With Award-winning 6066 Desi...

12/05/2021

Quicklink joins the SRT Alliance to integrate SRT into their award-winning contribution solutions

Quicklink joins the SRT Alliance to integrate SRT into their award-winning contr...

12/05/2021

TV2 Deploys Fully-Equipped SNG and IP Vans Featuring AVIWEST Technology for Live Coverage and Multicasting

TV2 Deploys Fully-Equipped SNG and IP Vans Featuring AVIWEST Technology for Live...

10/05/2021

TVU Networks Gets the Call for NFL Draft Live Video Distribution

TVU Networks Gets the Call for NFL Draft Live Video Distribution posted: 10/05/2021 All 32 Teams Use TVU Grid and TVU Anywhere in Their Draft Rooms and Off-...

10/05/2021

Ross Video and Van Wagner Drive the 2021 NFL Draft

Ross Video and Van Wagner Drive the 2021 NFL Draft posted: 10/05/2021 For Gridiron fans everywhere, the annual NFL entry draft is a highly anticipated eve...

07/05/2021

First Skating Cameraman In Live TV Broadcast

First Skating Cameraman In Live TV Broadcast posted: 07/05/2021 CREATING NEW PERSPECTIVES OF DANCING ON ICE WITH A REMOTE-CONTROLLED BROADCAST CAMERA I...

05/05/2021

Mo-Sys VP Pro gets Sony Venice integration

Mo-Sys VP Pro gets Sony Venice integration posted: 05/05/2021 Mo-Sys Engineering, world leader in precision camera tracking solutions for virtual producti...

05/05/2021

NanoLumens Partners with VuWall Bringing Customized High-Performance LED and Video Wall Control Solutions to Control Room Environments

NanoLumens Partners with VuWall Bringing Customized High-Performance LED and Vid...

03/05/2021

ARRI equips state-of-the-art WELT TV studios entirely with IP-based lighting technology

ARRI equips state-of-the-art WELT TV studios entirely with IP-based lighting tec...

03/05/2021

Robe Launches New T2 ProfileTM Luminaire

Robe Launches New T2 ProfileTM Luminaire posted: 03/05/2021 Moving light manufacturer Robe Lighting s.r.o. launches its new T2 ProfileTM luminaire offer...

01/05/2021

Pixotope enables Spanish regional broadcasting services provider to expand its virtual production offering

Pixotope enables Spanish regional broadcasting services provider to expand its v...

30/04/2021

Ayrton is proud to be part of Eurovision Song Contest 2021

Ayrton is proud to be part of Eurovision Song Contest 2021 posted: 30/04/2021 Ayrton is delighted and excited to reveal that its MiniPanel-FX, Hurac n-X a...

30/04/2021

Invictus Entertainment Lightens the Mood With Live Comedy Specials Using AJA KUMO 1616-12G

Invictus Entertainment Lightens the Mood With Live Comedy Specials Using AJA KUM...

30/04/2021

Robe Gets a drive at WRC Rally Estonia

Robe Gets a drive at WRC Rally Estonia posted: 30/04/2021 Estonian rental company Strikken supplied the lighting design and production design and equipmen...

30/04/2021

Virtual HAIX Product Launch Succeeds with PIXERA

Virtual HAIX Product Launch Succeeds with PIXERA posted: 29/04/2021 The Bavarian event and media production specialist WBLT MEDIA used PIXERA media server...

30/04/2021

It's time for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam

Its time for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam posted: 29/04/2021 More than 480 Claypaky XTYLOS will bring the entire stage to life We are no...

30/04/2021

Riedel's MediorNet Provides Decentralized Hybrid Infrastructure for French TV Network M6

Riedel's MediorNet Provides Decentralized Hybrid Infrastructure for French T...

29/04/2021

The Future of Live HDR Production

The Future of Live HDR Production posted: 29/04/2021 Summer 2020 should have been the watershed season for both HDR and UHD TV production. In Europe, the ...

28/04/2021

Swansea City AFC Shoots for Promotion Success with PIERO

Swansea City AFC Shoots for Promotion Success with PIERO posted: 28/04/2021 Swansea City Association Football Club, founded in 1912, is a Welsh profession...

28/04/2021

Maxe Axelsson chooses the perfect Genelec mastering combination

Maxe Axelsson chooses the perfect Genelec mastering combination posted: 28/04/2021 Maxe Axelsson has selected what Genelec believes to be the perfect comb...

28/04/2021

Bridge Technologies' VB440 Underpins Densitron's UReady 4RU Solution

Bridge Technologies' VB440 Underpins Densitron's UReady 4RU Solution posted: 28/04/2021 The collaborative product takes broadcast operator control...

27/04/2021

Draka White Paper out: Screening and Balance Performance of Data Cables and Related Screen Designs

Draka White Paper out: Screening and Balance Performance of Data Cables and Rel...

27/04/2021

Vinari Awards Toast Top Catalan Wines During Virtual Event Broadcast & Live Stream Produced With AJA Gear

Vinari Awards Toast Top Catalan Wines During Virtual Event Broadcast & Live Stre...

27/04/2021

Clearly Human Lighting for Todd Rundgren Tour

Clearly Human Lighting for Todd Rundgren Tour posted: 27/04/2021 Artists continue to be creative and inventive in presenting themselves during these pande...

27/04/2021

MITOMO STUDIO SHIBUYA Upgrades 8K Editorial Review Suite with AJA KUMO 3232-12G and SKAARHOJ Rack Fly Duo

MITOMO STUDIO SHIBUYA Upgrades 8K Editorial Review Suite with AJA KUMO 3232-12G ...

26/04/2021

SMT Remote Production Shows in 2021 LPL Spring Finals

SMT Remote Production Shows in 2021 LPL Spring Finals posted: 26/04/2021 The 2021 LPL Spring Season Finals kicked off in Wuhan. And the League of Legends ...

26/04/2021

Astera Launches New AX2 PixelBar

Astera Launches New AX2 PixelBar posted: 23/04/2021 Astera AX2 PixelBar 50 Wireless LED lighting specialist Astera launches its new AX2 PixelBar product ...

23/04/2021

Signature introduces Quicklink Studio for connecting remote presenters into virtual events

Signature introduces Quicklink Studio for connecting remote presenters into virt...

23/04/2021

The best plays, played better.

The best plays, played better. posted: 22/04/2021 Introducing 3Play 3P2! NewTeks all-new sports replay production solution ensures that sports broadcaste...

23/04/2021

AVC-Systems Selects Leader LV5600 as IP Demo Reference Core

AVC-Systems Selects Leader LV5600 as IP Demo Reference Core posted: 22/04/2021 Chosen for use in a transportable demonstrator, the Leader LV5600 true hybrid...

22/04/2021

Vizrt Channel Branding with Flexible Access makes identity, branding, and content cross-promotion powerfully easy

Vizrt Channel Branding with Flexible Access makes identity, branding, and conten...

22/04/2021

Clear-Com Releases Station-IC Virtual Desktop Client

Clear-Com Releases Station-IC Virtual Desktop Client posted: 18/04/2021 - Agent-IC Functionality Is Now Available for Mac and Windows PCs - Clear-Com Cl...

22/04/2021

ES Broadcast acquires archiving solutions specialist Memnon from Sony

ES Broadcast acquires archiving solutions specialist Memnon from Sony posted: 21/04/2021 ES Broadcast, a leading provider of end-to-end solutions to the p...

22/04/2021

Reaching a new galaxy: Lawo HOME revolutionizes management of IP broadcast infrastructures

Reaching a new galaxy: Lawo HOME revolutionizes management of IP broadcast infra...

20/04/2021

Stats Perform deploys DataMiner Service & Resource Management in the cloud to orchestrate IPTV services for distribution across the globe

Stats Perform deploys DataMiner Service & Resource Management in the cloud to or...

20/04/2021

Live Captioning - TelVue SmartCaption LIVE

Live Captioning - TelVue SmartCaption LIVE posted: 18/04/2021 Introducing SmartCaption LIVE, the smart, affordable way to make your live channels and on...

20/04/2021

Pixotope powers huge LED Wall for CCTV's Consumer Rights Day Gala

Pixotope powers huge LED Wall for CCTV's Consumer Rights Day Gala posted: 20/04/2021 China Central Television tapped into Pixotope, driving live-broad...

20/04/2021

Grass Valley's GV AMPP Powers Cloud Production for Electronic Arts Competitive Gaming Entertainment Online Esports Events

Grass Valley's GV AMPP Powers Cloud Production for Electronic Arts Competiti...

20/04/2021

Why it's crucial to optimize the timing of signals in IP remote production

Why it's crucial to optimize the timing of signals in IP remote production posted: 20/04/2021 by Andy Rayner IP remote production has gradually beg...

20/04/2021

Staatsschauspiel Dresden chooses Robe T1s

Staatsschauspiel Dresden chooses Robe T1s posted: 20/04/2021 The 52 T1s - 20 x T1 Profiles and 32 x T1 Fresnels - were specified by Staatsschauspiel's...

20/04/2021

Rocket Surgery Celebrates Five Years of Success with The Atlanta Braves

Rocket Surgery Celebrates Five Years of Success with The Atlanta Braves posted: 19/04/2021 The sounds of baseball's new season opening day have been v...

20/04/2021

Robe for Melodifestivalen 2021

Robe for Melodifestivalen 2021 posted: 19/04/2021 No country takes the ESC more seriously than Sweden. It is one of the most successful competing nations ...

19/04/2021

Solid State Logic adds ALGAM to distribution network

Solid State Logic adds ALGAM to distribution network posted: 16/04/2021 ALGAM expands Solid State Logic's (SSL) presence in French and MAGHREB regions...

19/04/2021

ARRI endorses B-Mount as a universal 24 V battery standard

ARRI endorses B-Mount as a universal 24 V battery standard posted: 18/04/2021 B-Mount is an open and documented industry standard, available to all bat...

19/04/2021

Live Up to Your Faith, Never Forget Your 20s

Live Up to Your Faith, Never Forget Your 20s posted: 19/04/2021 SMT Shows in Porsche China's 20th Anniversary The 19th Shanghai International Automob...

16/04/2021

Tokyo 2020 in 2021 - 100 Days to Go: What to expect from next 100 days

Tokyo 2020 in 2021 - 100 Days to Go: What to expect from next 100 days posted: 16/04/2021 With 100 days to go to the Opening Ceremony, here are the top th...

15/04/2021

New Draka UCHOME Cat.7A: High fire protection in 200 meter Reelex box

New Draka UCHOME Cat.7A: High fire protection in 200 meter Reelex box posted: 15/04/2021 Prysmian Group: BU Multimedia Solutions expands UCHOME product fa...

15/04/2021

disguise welcomes the future of storytelling for a new era of production with its new r18 software launch

disguise welcomes the future of storytelling for a new era of production with it...

14/04/2021

Lawo Special Event

Lawo Special Event posted: 14/04/2021 IP Media Infrastructure will reach a New Galaxy on April 21, 10am EDT / 4pm CEST Lawo announced today that on Wedne...

14/04/2021

Serbia goes On Air with Stage Tec AURUS platinum

Serbia goes On Air with Stage Tec AURUS platinum posted: 14/04/2021 Belgrade, Serbia, April 2021: The Public Radio and Television Service of the Autonomou...