Theater Rigging Classes

Chicago Flyhouse Theater Rigging classes are designed to come to you. Trainers will spend two or three days in your facility covering the information your staff needs to know to work safely and efficiently. Course content will be customized and tailored to the specific needs of your venue and is engaging for technicians at all stages of their careers. Participants are provided opportunities for hands-on practice whenever possible and are encouraged to participate in discussion of course material throughout the class. All classes qualify for ETCP renewal credits based on the hours of instruction.


Class Topics

  • Wire Ropes and Terminations
  • Rigging Math
  • Truss Use and Inspection
  • Chain Hoists
  • Counterweight Rigging Strategies
  • Arena Rigging Methods
  • Fire Curtains
  • Fall Protection
  • Types of Forces in Rigging
  • Terminology
  • Design factors
  • Static and Dynamic Loads
  • Hardware

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