Rigging Training Slated in Michigan
The Joint Training Initiative of The ESTA
Foundation and USITT announces Electrical and Rigging Training
Sessions at the Village Theatre at Cherry Hill in Canton, Michigan.
The event will be hosted and co-produced by Eastern Michigan
University at Ypsilanti in association with The Village Theatre
at Cherry Hill.
Each session is a three-day event designed
for entertainment technicians at a basic to intermediate
level. The rigging session will be held May 29 through 31.
The electrical session will be held the following week June
5 through 7.
The rigging course will be taught by ETCP
Recognized Trainer Jay Glerum. His program, The
4 K's of Stage Rigging, will cover liability, forces
and reactions (the physics of rigging), types and designs
of hardware, proper operation, and inspection/maintenance
issues. Also included will be discussions of motorized
rigging, fire curtain rigging, and rigging math.
The Electrical course will be taught by
Richard Cadena, ETCP Certified Electrician and ETCP Recognized
Trainer. The course, The FUNdamentals of Electricity!,
will cover basic electricity, power distribution, and control
systems as they relate to the work of the entertainment
Both courses will count towards renewal
credits for ETCP certified technicians. Course descriptions,
fees and the registration form are available at www.estafoundation.org/seminars/schedule.php.
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