Our Venue Engineering team are some of the most experienced theatre practitioners in Australia.

With over 200 years combined experience our team have worked extensively in all types of venues – from the major Australian performing arts centres through to school auditoriums, from professional theatres to the largest of Convention and Exhibition centres. From the supply of a simple front of house drape and track through to a full counterweight system and motorised orchestra pit lift or a bespoke acoustic reflector and banner system for your new auditorium, we can assist from concept to execution.

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Design Expertise

We apply our years of industry expertise and the latest in computer aided design tools to create bespoke solutions designed to meet your exact requirement.

We are comfortable working with your consultant, or designing a system on your behalf from the ground up.

World’s Leading Brands

Our locally engineered solutions are backed up with systems and equipment from some of the world leading manufacturers.

Project Management

The P.A. People has developed an unrivalled depth of project management over its 50 years.  We understand the requirements of installation and what goes in to complete a project on time and on budget. We know what will and won’t work, and how to integrate our services into your environment.

Our project managers are backed by strong management systems, professional engineering and documentation tools, and specialist procurement staff.

Australian Manufactured Products

Our TheatreQuip range of theatrical products includes a comprehensive range of drapes, tracks and accessories, lighting bars, hoists, counterweight fly systems, portable staging and theatre machinery.

Go to  TheatreQuip.com.au for more information.

Service and Maintenance

Our Venue Engineering team extends the capabilities of our Service department to include the maintenance and repair of Theatre Equipment including motorised hoists, chain motors, rigging equipment, acoustic banners, and specialised machines such as orchestra and stage lifts.

Dedicated venue technicians and engineers are available to provide routine maintenance and call outs services across the east coast.

Our team provide access on a 24/7 basis with escalation, tailored to each clients specific requirements.

Chris Dodds and Peter Grisard from The P.A. People recently met with Pro-AVL to discuss the Venue Engineering team’s progression …

David Akins

“You have to have a company that has the technology and the experience to be able to guarantee delivery, that understands what you’re trying to achieve from a creative point of view and from an operational point of view -and The P.A. People is that”.

David Atkins - CEO/Artistic Director , David Atkins Enterprises
Bob Boster Clearcom

“The P.A. People are a very technically sophisticated group of users; and we stand behind them with our technical expertise and support”

Bob Boster – President, Clear-Com – an HME Company
Craig Moca F1

“With The Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix there are no second chances it has to run perfectly, The P.A. People know our event and deliver every time”.

Craig Moca – Manager Engineering, Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix
Mik Auckland

“Since the Sydney 2000 Olympics, we’ve literally travelled the world together. They’re consummate professionals who’ll tum up with the right equipment and the right attitude. They put the right staff on the job – they have an astounding amount of knowledge about their equipment and the environment they work in”.

Mik Auckland - Director, Red Thread Solutions

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