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David Claringbold

OPERA HOUSE CURTAIN CALL

OPERA HOUSE CURTAIN CALL

David Claringbold has been instrumental in the rise and rise of the Sydney Opera House as a technical and cultural icon as much as it is a architectural one. Here he recalls some highlights of two decades in The House. Text:/ David Claringbold The Sydney Opera House has an enviable reputation for excellence in the
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September 1, 2015 Industry, People

CLARINGBOLD’S OPERA HOUSE CURTAIN CALL

CLARINGBOLD’S OPERA HOUSE CURTAIN CALL

David Claringbold has called time on his long association with the Sydney Opera House. First darkening the doors as a casual audio desk operator in 1990, Claringbold has occupied the roles of audio supervisor, Technical Director, and most recently, Director of  Theatre & Events with responsibility for over 500 staff and just about everything that
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May 27, 2015 Industry, People

CONNECTING UP THE HOUSE

CONNECTING UP THE HOUSE

The Sydney Opera House upgraded its stage management desks but didn’t stop there. Now every audio, video or comms source is connected to any screen, speaker, cue light, VoIP phone or headset. Text:/ Andy Ciddor Everyone who’s worked in theatre, or merely visited the prompt corner on a stage, is familiar with the stage manager’s
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November 27, 2014 Projects