With over 15 years experience as a respected South African lighting designer, DWR Distribution is honoured to welcome Michael Broderick to the team. He will be based in Durban, his hometown.
Michael commented: “I love Durban. Quite surprisingly, Durban is a melting pot of creativity. It is home to a host of talented people and so many creative ideas are born here. Even though the city of Durban can’t support the magic being created by its inhabitants, the magic continues to flow. We don’t have the money or the resources that our sister cities like Johannesburg and Cape Town have so we have to make the magic less with technology and more with cunning and guile. On another level, I have lived here my entire life, it’s the place I know, so it’s also a part of who I am.”
For a number of years, Nick Barnes has manned the DWR Durban branch alone. He is thrilled to have a colleague! For now, a broad description of Michael’s role at DWR will encapsulate consulting on theatrical and entertainment ventures, conducting training courses, conceiving and exploring novel ways of demonstrating new products to the marketplace.
Michael stated that every one of us are all still children at heart and that the great Max Reinhardt summed it up pretty well when he said ‘I believe in the immortality of the Theatre, it is a most joyous place to hide, for all those who have secretly put their childhood in their pockets and run off and away with it, to play on to the end of their days.’