Like everyone, The Chicago Flyhouse Inc., has adapted to changes in operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. While construction—including rigging work—continues in many parts of the country, other projects, productions, cruise lines, etc., have been put on hold. We are continuing work that can be done; in particular, closed venues offer a great opportunity for inspections, […]
Wire rope is the lifeblood of the entertainment industry and we use miles and miles of it. At certain points, the wire ropes will get slight bends or severe kinks. Does it have an impact on the performance? Flyhouse tested three different scenarios to see what would happen. Click here to watch this video on YouTube
There are many phases of a project before we can call it complete. Bidding, drawings, submittals, fabrication – the list continues. One of the most important aspects is what happens in the fabrication shop before the trucks get loaded to head to the installation site. Here’s a small taste of what our shop team does […]
Performer flying is one of our favorite parts of the job. It’s especially our favorite when actors can perform amazing feats like this. Taking you back to spring of 2017 with The House Theatre of Chicago.
It’s easy to learn how to put on a cable clip wrong. However, if you are taught correctly, you will do it right every single time.