Jay Glerum Rigging Masterclass Entry & Advanced Level


August 14-15, 2017 8:00am-4:00pm

Hartford Stage

Hartford, Connecticut




Entry Level: 

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Early Registration Mar 1-May 1: $150
Late Registration After May 1: $175

Advanced Level:

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Early Registration Mar 1-May 1: $350
Late Registration After May 1: $400

Entry Level Masterclass Information Advanced Level Masterclass Information
Building Blocks of Stage Hoist Automation


  • Ed Leahy, Lead Instructor
    Chicago Flyhouse
  • Bridget Cox 
    JR Clancy 
  • Topher Morris 
    Salem State University

Curriculum to be covered

  • Safe Operation of Counterweight Fly Systems
  • Basic Rigging Tools and Hardware
  • How to Safely Rig and Fly Scenery
  • Safety Procedures for Working at
    Heights and Using Ladders
  • Basic Rules for Fall Protection
  • Basic Maintenance of Rigging Systems
    Day to Day and Why Professional
    Inspections are Important

Instructors: TBA

Main Topics

  • Mechanical Design Considerations
  • Electric Motor Control
  • Human Machine Interfaces and Control Networks
  • E-Stop Systems
  • Safety Protocols
  • Applicable Codes for the
    Entertainment Industry

The course is qualifies for 12 ETCP renewal credits.




Homewood Suites by Hilton
338 Asylum St
Hartford, Connecticut 06103

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Room Type/Rate  Sunday 8/13/2017 Monday 8/14/2017 Tuesday 8/15/2017
Studio Suite $119.00+15% Tax rate $119.00+15% Tax rate $149.00+15% Tax rate

Additional adults in excess of 2 per room will be charged at $10.00 per night per additional person.  Breakfast is included with room.
Parking Fees: Nightly rate of $16 per car + 6.35% tax

This is a hands on learning experience for each attendee so that theory is translated to practice under the supervision of Internationally recognized trainers.

Certificates will be issued in partnership with Educational Theatre Association so that attendees may apply for recognition of continuing education credit.

Secondary Teachers Can Apply for Travel Support