Jay Glerum Rigging Masterclass Entry Level Track

Entry Level Track Information



Ed Leahy, Lead Instructor
Chicago Flyhouse

Patrick Finn, Instructor                
JR Clancy

Shane Kelly, Instructor
DePaul 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

The class will be taught onstage at the Court Theatre at Metropolitan State University in downtown Denver.  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 Assocation so that attendees may apply for recognition of continuing education credit.

The cost to attend this two-day masterclass is $150 through May 13.  After that date, the cost increases to $175.

This class is full! Please contact Christine@usitt.org with questions or to get on the wait list.

REGISTER TODAY Space is Limited

If you need housing in Denver, rooms have been reserved for participants at the Holiday Inn Express Downtown Denver.  It is a busy time in Denver and we were able to secure a rate of $170 per night including breakfast for single or double.

Our housing deadline is May 12th. Book now!

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Secondary Teachers Can Apply for Travel Support