Social and Testimonials

True Art - well done to Mickey Sorenson for creating "an insight into the journey that is depression."  Keep an eye out for future performances of this work.

"The consequent audience experience was unique.  Internal darkness, that fundamental element of those other worldly perceptions which are their own nightmarish experience, was communicated brilliantly through Aaron Chesham's lighting plot and Maddy Barnsdall's interpretation and operation."  Waikato Times Arts reviewer Sam Edwards, Tuesday 19 November 2019.  See our Facebook page for the full review.

We are proud to be a finalist in the Westpac Waikato Business Awards 2019.

We are the first in New Zealand to own the MA3!  Here is a nice article from Show  Technology.

Aaron Chesham, Managing Director of New Zealand’s ACLX, says he was ‘that close’ to buying an MA Lighting grandMA2 when he heard that the grandMA3 was in the pipeline. Founded on the legacy of the previous grandMA consoles, the grandMA3 represents a radical re-think of what’s possible from a lighting control platform.  Read more

One of the reviews mentioning our lighting in the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival 2019

"On top of that, four artworks depicting each legendary artist and painted by Williams' son, Matthew, sat among the backdrop, with the lighting - a tool used spectacularly throughout the festival thus far - again implemented thoughtfully and creatively." 
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A nice article about our relationship with one of our favourite suppliers, Fiasco 

“The cases are bloody good,” says Aaron Chesham, pithily, while discussing Fiasco. Aaron is the founder of ACLX, a production company based in Hamilton (New Zealand) that started when Aaron, then working in theatre services for the Hamilton City Council, became frustrated at having to constantly hire gear from Auckland.  Read more

ACLX Delivers Immersive Lighting Experiences with HARMAN Professional Solutions

HAMILTON, New Zealand—ACLX recently upgraded their lighting inventory with Martin by Harman Rush series fixtures from Show Technology to supply for theatre shows, live music performances, conferences and more.  Read more

ACLX look for versatility with RUSH MH7 Hybrid and FusionBARs

ACLX are based in Hamilton, New Zealand, from where they travel all over the country to work on events. Quite a while back, they added ten Martin RUSH MH1 Profile and eight RUSH MH6 Wash fixtures to their inventory and they couldn’t be happier … so much so they have just added eight RUSH MH7 Hyrbrid fixtures to their collection.  Read more

ACLX showcased in Hamilton Operatic Society's Les Miserables

ACLX is doing the lighting and sound design for the Hamilton Operatic Society production of Les Misérables at Clarence Street Theatre, Hamilton, from 23 June to 8 July 2017.  Read more


"I just wanted to write to let you know how amazing your team are. The service is top notch, emails are replied to within a short timeframe, and nothing is too much trouble. We have confidence in what we quote to our clients. Special mention to Michael as he is more than happy to chat to our clients if their requirements get too complicated for us. Michael is a huge asset to your team and nothing is too much trouble for him.  Thanks for being so awesome, it really makes our lives so much easier."

Kerri Keelty, Events Manager at The Verandah Cafe and Function Centre, Hamilton.

"The team at ACLX are amazing. They turned our Glenview Primary production into a true theatrical performance for all the children. The lighting and sound were awesome and the team of guys who packed in and out were incredible. Special thanks to Michael and Logan for the awesome job you did with the lighting and sound to turn our productions into total theatre experience for all involved."

Michelle Mayall, Glenview Primary School

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