We provide creative design and engineering consultancy services to performing arts venues. We prepare feasibility studies, concept designs as well as full construction and schematic designs. From the initial meeting with the client we listen and advise. We are an independent company and alongside our installation experience we are in a good position to specify the right equipment for the job and create a cost effective solution. We can also oversee the project and complete independent commissioning services.
We provide a full design and build service giving continuity throughout the process from the initial meeting to discussing requirements, providing drawings, working within budgets, sourcing and purchasing the correct products for the clients needs through to installation, managing sub-contractors, commissioning, hand-over and training and assisting in the first performance.
We regularly work with the latest theatre technologies and have been involved in specifying new entertainment products. We are specialists at integrating these new technologies by designing and commissioning integral and bespoke solutions into installations. These not only meet the client’s current needs but future proof the infrastructure for future technological advances.
We have a wealth of experience and knowledge in the complexity of entertainment venues. We offer a comprehensive installation and commissioning service. As an NICEIC electrical contractor we provide the electrical backbone to these systems as well as the specialist audiovisual and control-cabling infrastructure. Our specialist engineers will install the entertainment equipment, test and commission the systems and provide training. Site staff each hold a variety of health & safety training credentials, ECS or CSCS certified and DBS checked.
PAT testing of stage lights We do not believe in just plugging the light into a PAT tester and pressing a button. We undertake a service of the lighting fixtures, which also includes a visual inspection inside and out then a PAT test is completed. 90% of all faults or potential future faults are […]
Service and Care Packages Otago Blue Ltd offer a full range of tailored inspection, preventative maintenance and service packages for sound, video and lighting equipment to ensure compliance with health and safety requirements ensuring the system and equipment is safe to use but also to ensure that you get the peak and smooth performance […]
Stage Lighting Systems – Electrical Testing Otago Blue Ltd is an approved and registered member of the National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contractors (NICEIC). Our engineers have been undertaking this type of specialist electrical installation work for over 20 years and understand the complexity and challenges of these installations. Where relevant, our engineers […]
We provide individualised training courses for teaching staff, venue technicians and maintenance staff. Technical teacher training Technical theatre courses to assist in the delivery of GCSE technical drama. Courses include teaching, demonstrations, discussions and practical activities including sessions on: Why do we light? Where there is light there is shadow. Sources of light and […]