Billy Elliot sound designer Paul Arditti

August 2009
Mix;Aug2009, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p50
The article features the "Tap Floor," a mixer designed by sound designer Paul Arditti. It states that the said mixer is designed to pick up and amplify tap dancing across the stage without any risk of interaction or feedback with other live sources. It notes that the "Tap Floor" is composed of 96 piezo-electric pickups that were distributed throughout the majority of the stage that will allow the choreography to take all the actors everywhere in the stage.


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