Chicago Flyhouse Blog

Start Spreading the News: Perelman PAC

Spring Break 2021

What a Year: Trainee Testimonials

What a Year: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

What Happens in Vegas ...

Flyhouse Training, Online and On-Demand

Adapting Our Services, On The Fly

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Elgin Community College Gets a Lift

No Sweat for Flyhouse

Behind the Curtains

Grand Valley State University

2019 Final Four Basketball Tournament with an assist by Flyhouse

Rigging Terms: Planner's Pocket Dictionary

Flyhouse Installations

The Effects of Kinks on Wire Ropes

Behind the Scenes: Shop Fabrication

Chicago Rigging and Outdoor Structures Workshop Day 2

Chicago Rigging and Outdoor Structures Workshop Day 1

Performer Flying

[Q + A] Flyhouse Internship

Chicago Rigging and Outdoor Structures Workshop | September 10-13

Flyhouse Motorized Curtain (Shedd Aquarium)

Job Opening: CNC Water Jet Operator

Job Opening: Metal Shop Foreman

Flyhouse in the Wall Street Journal

Flyhouse Goes to China with Cirque du Soleil

Trim Chains

Dear Flyhouse Travel Experience

Dear Flyhouse Field Museum #3

Field Museum of Natural History

Dear Flyhouse - Field Museum #2

Dear Flyhouse - Field Museum

The 2018 Michael Merritt Awards

Cable Clips: The Correct Method

Where Is Flyhouse? (May 2018)

Where Is Flyhouse? (April 2018)

Flyhouse Public Trainings

Flyhouse Presents at the New World Rigging Symposium

Flyhouse at 2018 USITT Conference and Stage Expo

Flyhouse Rigging Fact

Where Is Flyhouse? (March 2018)

ETCP Certifiable News: Spring 2018

Flyhouse Rigging Fact

Five CM Hoist School Takeaways

Behind the Scenes: Water Jet Delivery

Now Hiring: Metal Shop Assistants

Columbia College Getz Theatre

Flyhouse Rigging Fact

Where is Flyhouse?

United Center Motorized Grids

Flyhouse Rigging Fact

Exploring Deflection

Field Museum Nature Clouds

Behind the Scenes - Wintrust Arena

Inspecting Shackles

Flyhouse Rigging Fact

Flyhouse Rigging Fact 

Geneseo High School

United Center - Motorized Grids

Flyhouse Training

Cable Terminations

Little Caesars Arena

Wintrust Arena - Blackout Curtains

Columbus McKinnon 5-Day Mega School

Join Flyhouse - Project Supervisor

Three Dead Wraps: The Industry Standard

Flyhouse Projects in October

Why Did the Zip Line Break?

Navy Pier Polk Bros Park Stage

Flyhouse Projects in September

Using Stop Sleeves and Oval Compression Sleeves

Understanding Lighting Safety Cables

[VIDEO] Loading the Flatbed

Where's Flyhouse?

Jay O. Glerum Rigging Master Classes

Flyhouse Projects Featured in ETCP Newsletter

June Projects in the Windy City

Want to Be Part of Flyhouse?

Award-Winning Project

Macy's Flag Raising

Michael Merritt Award Flyhouse Slideshow

2017 Michael Merritt Awards

Next Stop: Detroit

Using Bowline Knots

[PHOTO] Genie Lift Training in Seattle

[Q + A] In Sight Sign Company

Shirley Ryan Ability Lab: One Step At A Time

Performer Flying Discussed

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Ability Lab: Part Two

Hoist School 2017

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Ability Lab: Part One

Flyhouse Rigging Fact - Batten Loading for Uniform Loads

Chesapeake Arena Project Recap

Performer Flying Rehearsal

Maybe You Want to Work With Us? We're Hiring!

[Q + A] The House Theatre of Chicago

Flyhouse Rigging Fact - Proper Sheave Size for Wire Rope

Flyhouse Rigging Fact - Wire Rope Damage

Flyhouse Rigging Fact - Performer Flying

Flyhouse Rigging Fact - Proper Rigging

Flyhouse Rigging Fact - Thimbles

Moving Chinese River-Carved Boulders

[Project Recap] Lyons Township High School Theater Rigging Update

30 Seconds in the Shop - 3D Printer Edition

Chicago Tribune Feature on Chi-Town Rising

Prepared for Chicago Weather

5 Facts You Should Know About The Chi-Town Rising Star

The Nuts and Bolts of Chi-Town Rising

4,000 Pounds of Wire Rope Drums

Making a Star Rise: Chi-Town Rising Returns

Did You Know...

Flying Effects - Did You Know

Rigging Inspection FAQs

30 Seconds in the Shop (Performer Flying Training)

[PHOTO] Did You Know...

Did You Know...

Flyhouse Featured in ETCP Newsletter

[Photo] Did You Know...

[Video] 30 Seconds in the Shop [Tao-line Project]

[Photo] Did You Know...

[Project Recap] Cherry Hills Community Church

[Project Recap] Uniqlo Lighting Hoist System

[Video] 30 Seconds in the Shop (Aloft)

[Project Recap] Southeast Area Elementary School Dead Hung Line Set

[Video] 30 Seconds in the Shop [Flyhouse Washers]

[Photo] Did You Know...

[Project Recap] St. Viator High School Acoustical Drapes

[Photo] Did You Know...

[Photos] Busch Gardens Kinetix

[Video] 30 Seconds in the Shop (Angle Brackets)

[Project Recap] Pavilion at Ole Miss Acoustical Baffle Installation

[Photo] Did You Know...

[Q+A] Ed Leahy Featured by Mountain Productions

[Photo] Did You Know...

[Photo] Did You Know...

[Video] Flying Through the Air

[Video] Chi-Town Rising 2016: Making the Star

[Video] Theatrical Rigging in Under Eight Minutes