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Flyhouse Projects in October

Posted by Flyhouse on Oct 4, 2017 9:55:34 AM
From flying Billy Elliot, being on-site at multiple Arena projects to installing holiday decorations, Flyhouse has a full schedule this October. So where are we?

In-Progress Projects


Geneseo High School (Geneseo, Illinois)

Geneseo High School

Willow Creek Church (Crystal Lake, Illinois)

Willow Creek Church

Barclay College Performing Arts Center (Haviland, Kansas)

Barclays Performing Arts Center

Columbia College (Chicago, Illinois)

Columbia College

Macys (Chicago, Illinois)

Macys Chicago

Marriott (Lincolnshire, Illinois)

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United Center (Chicago, Illinois)

United Center

Oakbrook Center (Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois)

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Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (Chicago, Illinois)

Shirley Ryan Ability Lab

UMBC Arena (Baltimore, Maryland)

UMBC Arena

Porchlight Music Theater (Chicago, Illinois)

Porchlight Music Theatre

Wintrust Arena (Chicago, Illinois)

Wintrust Arena

Flyhouse Rigging Trainings

Columbus McKinnon - Lititz, Pennsylvania

ETC - Madison, Wisconsin

Cruise Ship Trainings

Lisbon, Portugal to Rome, Italy

Honolulu, Hawaii

Los Angeles, California

Topics: News, Theatrical Rigging, Stage Rigging

Understanding Lighting Safety Cables

Posted by Flyhouse on Aug 25, 2017 2:34:26 PM

How much do you know about the lighting safety cables you are using for your theater or arena? Do you know which method of attachment is best to secure the lights in preventing an accident? Our shop got curious about this so we decided to make our own and test the math behind it to get you an answer.

 

Click here to watch this video on Lighting Safety Cables on YouTube

Topics: Theatrical Rigging, Did You Know, Video, Stage Rigging, Training Video

Flyhouse Rigging Fact - Batten Loading for Uniform Loads

Posted by Flyhouse on Mar 7, 2017 9:25:27 AM

Topics: Theatrical Rigging, Rigging Facts

Flyhouse Rigging Fact - Proper Sheave Size for Wire Rope

Posted by Flyhouse on Feb 20, 2017 9:30:00 AM
Proper Sheave Size Wire Rope

Topics: Rigging System, Theatrical Rigging, Rigging Facts

[Video] Theatrical Rigging in Under Eight Minutes

Posted by Flyhouse on Jun 20, 2016 10:31:57 AM

Think you know the mechanics behind theatrical rigging? When a performer is flying across the stage, Chicago Flyhouse makes it look like there is no effort involved. 

A few years ago, Chicago Revealed did a short feature on the behind-the-scenes work of how our customized solutions happen on a daily basis.

Want to know more about our rigging? Check out how we rigged up Yao Ming for his Gatorade commercial and other performer flying projects we have completed.

Topics: News, Theatrical Rigging, Video

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