Advanced Learning in Rigging, Electrics in Denver!
Advanced level classes in rigging and electrics June 13-14 in Denver are open for early registration through May 13. Save $50 by registering early! The cost for both two-day courses is $350 until May 14.
Advanced Level Rigging – Building Blocks of Stage Hoist Automation
Instructors: Eric Rouse, Lead Instructor, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, & ETCP Recognized Trainer; Peter Svitavsky, P.E., JR Clancy; Joe Champelli, Director of Mechanical Design, Entertainment Project Services, LLC; Paul Kelm, Automation Designer, iWeiss; and Gareth Conner, Founder, Creative Conners.
Topics: Mechanical Design Considerations, Electric Motor Control, Human Machine Interfaces and Control Networks, E-Stop Systems, Safety Protocols, and Applicable Codes for the Entertainment Industry.
The Advanced Rigging course is part of the Jay O. Glerum Rigging Masterclasses and carries 12 ETCP renewal credits! The cost is $350 to register by May 14, $400 after that. Register & book hotel housing here.
Electrician Masterclass – Working Safely with Electricity
Instructors: Mitch Hefter, Philips Lighting, ETCP recognized trainer, ETCP Certified Electrician, IES representative to NEC Panel 15, Co-Chair ESTA Electrical Power Working Group, ESTA Technical Standards Council, and Ken Vannice, ETCP recognized trainer, ETCP Certified Electrician, USITT representative to NEC Panel 15, Co-Chair ESTA Electrical Power Working Group, ESTA Technical Standards Council.
Topics: Review of electrical principles; Practical application of the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70; Practical safe use of extension cords; Principles of overcurrent protection; Principles of grounding and bonding; Practical safe use of portable feeder systems including single conductor; Practical electrical safety in the workplace, NFPA 70E & OSHA, and a serious look at arc flash, the reason for lockout/tagout.
The two-day Electrics workshop also carries 12 ETCP renewal credits. The cost is $350 to register by May 14, $400 after that. Register & book housing here.
USITT is grateful to the sponsors of the Jay O. Glerum Masterclasses: JR Clancy, ETC, H&H Specialties, Texas Scenic Co., and the Clancy Green Machine Employees, with additional support from the Colorado Alliance of Technical Theatre Educators and Metropolitan State University of Denver Theatre Department.