Fundamentals: Rigging

  • Room: Grand Ballroom F
Wednesday, March 14, 2018: 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Speaker(s)

Speaker
Christopher Morris
Technical Director
Salem State University
Speaker
Edward Leahy
Head Trainer
Chicago Flyhouse, Inc.
Chair
Mary Black
Director, School of Theatre & Dance
Millikin University
Speaker
Mitchell Critel
Head of BFA and MFA Theatre Technology
Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Speaker
Zachary Stribling
Technical Director
University of Kentucky

Description

An introduction to theatrical rigging. A look at both single and double purchase counterweight systems, rope set systems and spot line rigging, hardware, and best practices. This session qualifies for .5 ETCP Renewal Credits.


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Learning Objectives

1. Understand the terminology of theatrical counterweight rigging.
2. Understand safe operation of theatrical counterweight systems.
3. Understand the basic operation of rope set systems and spot line rigging.

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