Antigone work

Víctor Ullate's antigone premieres with ETC GIO

The work has been illuminated by Luis Perdiguero at its world premiere during the International Festival of Classical Theater of Mérida, where the GIO console of ETC He has been responsible for the control of lights.

Last Monday, July 19 premiered in Mérida Antígona, the new work of Victor Ullate inspired by the classic poet Sophocles. The show has had Eduardo Lao as Artistic Director, Luis Perdiguero as illuminator and Juanjo H. Trigueros As a light operator.


The peculiarity of this story, one of the main Greek dramas, required an aesthetic and illumination that represented both the fury of King Creon and the contradiction of Antigone and the emotion for his punishment. In his staging he has highlighted an excellent work of the Perdiguero, who knew how to bring tension and different emotions to the Roman Theater of Mérida accompanying the artistic work of the dancers and the powerful scenography of Curt Allen Wilmer.


ETC GIO: the theater's favorite console

For this dramatic high-level work, a console was required in which both the programming and the operation during the work were simple, but at the same time allowed to make the most of the installed luminaires, achieving intense games of light and color.

The console responsible for this task has been the GIO of the family EOS de ETC, brand distributed in Spain byStonex. Thanks to its versatility, GIO It is a perfect table for large assemblies, with a large work area, two articulated touch screens and backlit buttons to guide the operator while the rest of the theater is in darkness.


In addition, it allows the integration of up to three external monitors. Its size has made it the favorite table for large productions on tour: it offers powerful control in a compact body that allows it to be transported without great efforts.

The EOS It is especially popular in theater and Broadcast, thanks to its power, simplicity and reliability. Her ability to handle color has placed her as the favorite of the riskiest designers, especially those who dedicate themselves to the theater where light must not only impress or accompany a music, but must tell a story by itself.


In Spain, the company Stonex is an official distributor of ETC, among other well-known brands. As a national reference in professional lighting and stage engineering, Stonex brings more than 39 years of experience offering integral solutions for the sectors of entertainment, entertainment, architecture and emergency lighting; comprising the design, supply, installation and maintenance of scenic equipment and premium lighting.

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