Upcoming Classes


  • July 22, 2019 - July 23, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Master Riggers Dick Delay, John Lincoln and Maynard Smith will instruct students in the proper use of rigging hardware and equipment. Hands on techniques will be practiced in an arena work setting and in-class time will be spent on calculating bridle lengths. Students will perform the work of a ground rigger, demonstrate the ability to (more…)


  • July 24, 2019 - July 25, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Master Riggers Dick Delay, John Lincoln and Maynard Smith will instruct students in the proper use of rigging hardware and equipment. Hands on techniques will be practiced in an arena work setting and in-class time will be spent on calculating bridle lengths. Students will perform the work of a ground rigger, demonstrate the ability to (more…)


  • August 12, 2019
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Local 887 has scheduled a question and answer video conference with a representative from the IATSE National Benefit Funds (the administrator of the Local 887  insurance plan). Also on hand will be a representative from the Washington Health Benefit Exchange to discuss the use of the exchange, as well as any subsidies available to you. (more…)


  • August 12, 2019 - August 15, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This class will explore when, and how, to drape a pattern, when to draft a pattern, and when to integrate the two.  During this four-day class, students can expect to pattern and mock up a bodice, a skirt, and a dress.  This is a chance to experience Val Mayse’s philosophy of patterning in a supportive (more…)


  • August 19, 2019 - August 22, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

There are many patterns that can’t be easily draped on the form, and yet you don’t need to trust some mysterious formula to draft them. In this four- day class, students will spend the first day draping a basic bodice on the form, then the next three days making sleeves and collars for it.  The (more…)