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Theater Rigging in Green Bay, WI | Local 470

  • Weidner Center for the Performing Arts Green Bay, WI (map)

This course is designed to provide technical knowledge for students new to the entertainment industry who wish to become professionals in theater rigging. This course examines theater rigging through class study and hands on training with a focus on in-depth explanations and hands-on demonstrations of a counterweight system, floor layout, basket and bridle construction, tie in, and safe operation.

The purpose of this course is to provide essential instruction for becoming a qualified theater rigger. At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to layout floor, mark and demonstrate basket, bridle construction tie in, and safe counterweight operation.

  • Counterweight systems
  • Markings and point identification
  • Building Points
  • Raising and Lowering Points
  • Venue specific nuance
  • Practical assessment

DATE: June 1, 2018


INSTRUCTOR: N. Rick Moore, Lead Rigger at Peter Albrecht Company, Inc.

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Course Reimbursement Program. If you are interested in this training, email Local 470 for more information.