Beyoncé’s performance at the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show began in dramatic fashion, with silhouette lighting and strong saturated colors on a set designed by Bruce Rodgers of tribe inc.
These opening cues were just a teaser of the dynamic lighting that built throughout the performance. Just when you thought "that" is the look that can't be topped, lighting designer Al Gurdon put up another look that did just that. Walls of beams, color, unexpected placement, angles, movement, and surprise were the staples of his design, working with programmers Mike ‘Oz’ Owen and Pete Radice.
In the coming days, we will take a more in-depth look at lighting for the Halftime Show but to satisfy initial curiosity, and answer all the "what was he using?" tweets, here’s the selected lighting equipment list.
Selected Lighting List
2 PRG V676 Lighting Control Console
6 PRG Series 400 Power and Data Distribution System Rack
26 PRG Node Plus Network Interface Device
180 Clay Paky Sharpy
108 Philips Vari-Lite VL3500 Wash
37 Philips Vari-Lite VL3500 Wash FX
33 Philips Vari-Lite VL3500 Spot
52 Robe Robin 600 LEDWash
20 Reel EFX DF-50 Diffusion Hazer
3 Hungaroflash Strobe
53 Martin Professional Atomic Strobe with Atomic Scroller
306 Chroma-Q Color Block 2
272 Philips Color Kinetics ColorBlast
37 Philips Color Kinetics iW ColorBlast