Possibly the best crew call ever?
We send our crew all over the world. Their resilience in tough working conditions is legendary: extreme heat (summer, Azerbaijan), extreme cold (winter, PyeongChang) and even ‘black rain’ conditions in Hong Kong. A recent project, however, offered up quite possibly the best working conditions ever. Four weeks on a cruise to the Caribbean, anyone?
We’d been asked to help client, Joe Frisina, with a one-off water feature for the high-spec theatre on board the Celebrity Edge cruise ship. Forming part of an on-stage rain curtain effect, we manufactured and installed a circular water trough with integral taps and bleeders to manage the water. The 4m diameter steel and aluminium trough was manufactured in six sections to allow for trucking on and off stage, rising on a lift and moving into position along recessed tracks. We also manufactured and installed a pivoting diamond shaped frame for an aerial performance, the rotating frame providing a dynamic performance space for two aerialists.
Crew Chief Mick Meade and technician Andras Mozes boarded the Celebrity Edge as it took a trial run from Nantes to Miami and on to the Bahamas. After installation, our team provided training for the on board theatre staff and were also encouraged to sample all the on board dining experiences. Some projects require our crew to go the extra mile. Mick and Andy were happy to oblige.