The Chesapeake Regional Section will offer an Aerial Rigging Class May 6 through May 8 at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, Washington, D.C.
This two and a half day class, will cover rigging for flying performers in a counterweight stagehouse and circus-type aerial rigging for aerialists. Delbert Hall, ETCP certified stage rigger, Aerial Effects Consultant, and theatre professor at East Tennessee State University will teach the class assisted by Jonathan Deull, whose 25-year professional career in theatrical production includes designing and supervising rigging for aerial dance, circus, and theatrical performances. Mr. Duell is one of the organizers of AirBorne DC, and has been an IATSE member since 1979.
Sponsored by Atlas PAC, USITT/Chesapeake Region, AirBorne DC, and Fisher Theatrical the class is for stage riggers who want training in flying performers, arena riggers who need training in flying performers or other aerial rigging techniques, or aerial performers, coaches, and choreographers who want training about the rigging they use.
Fees are: $225 for the 2-1/2-day class; $190 for USITT/IATSE members for the full class; $100 a day for any of the three days. Download the pdf brochure and registration info here; register online here. For more information, contact: Jim Utterback, Local 22, IATSE, 301-963-3674, firstname.lastname@example.org; Delbert Hall 423-773-4255, email@example.com; or Jonathan Deull, 202-256-9207, firstname.lastname@example.org.