June 2017

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June 2017

News & Notices

Rigging Safety Grants

Funding for stage rigging inspections and safety training has been approved for 12 additional schools as part of USITT's Rigging Safety Initiative (RSI).

Since its start in 2011, RSI has approved applications from over 100 schools across 25 states. Schools can apply for the free inspections twice a year, in spring and fall.

The 12 schools that have been awarded free inspections as well as four to six hours of safety training for up to eight staff members and students are:

  • Bremerton High School, Bremerton, WA
  • Chanhassen High School, Chanhassen, MN
  • Danville High School, Danville, KY
  • Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy, Melbourne, FL
  • Hudsonville High School, Hudsonville, MI
  • Maconaquah High School, Bunker Hill, IN
  • Oak Ridge High School, Oak Ridge, TN
  • Renton High School, Renton, WA
  • South Central Jr.-Sr. High School, Union Mills, IN
  • Weatherford High School, Weatherford, TX
  • Westside High School, Omaha, NE
  • Yukon Public Schools Fine Arts Center, Yukon, OK

To learn more about the Rigging Safety Initiative, click here.