Jay Glerum Rigging Masterclass Washington DC


Washington, DC
Monday June 17 & Tuesday June 18 2019
8:30am – 5:00pm

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL - This class is limited to 30 participants.
ACT NOW! Registration for this class to close on June 10


Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theatre

  • The Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle
    1101 6th St. SW
    Washington, DC 20024
  • June 17 & 18 2019
    8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Intermediate track is for those familiar with rigging basics and the safe operation of a counter weight system or those who have taken the Entry Level course and seek to advance their skills.
Attendees are issued a handbook guided by the PowerPoint presentation.
This class qualifies for 14 ETCP renewal credits.ETCP-Approved_Training

Curriculum to be covered

  • Review of Breaking Strength, Design Factor, Working Load Limit
  • Physics of Loads and Forces
  • Beam Loading and Cantilevers
  • Truss Basics – inspection and general principles
  • Mechanical Advantage
  • Bridle Rigging
  • Overview of basic automation controls
  • Out of balance loading situations for counter weight systems


  • Ed Leahy – Head Trainer and Cruise Ship Division Manager, Chicago Flyhouse, Inc.
    ETCP Certified Rigger – Arena & Theatre, ETCP Recognized Trainer
  • Mark Rapach - Technical Director, The Clarice Smith PAC, University of Maryland
    ETCP Certified Rigger - Theatre

Intermediate Level
Registration March 14 - April 30 - $325
Late Registration May 1 - June 10 - $400

Housing: Participants are responsible for reserving their own housing.


Sponsored by:


JRClancy ETC_4C-Rev HHSpec


Thank you also goes to our in-kind sponsors: