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  • July 22, 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 calculate bridle lengths, employ rigging terminology, define communication techniques and show familiarity with knots. This course is conducted over three 8 hour days.

Those students who successfully complete the first three days of classes may be invited to an additional day of instruction in Up Rigging. In this one day course, students will be instructed in the hands-on techniques of up rigging in an arena setting utilizing industry standard temporary rigging components and utilizing skills acquired during the first three days of class.

Students must be prepared to attend all three days of the Arena Ground Rigging course. Students must be able to lift 60 pounds. Class size is limited to 15 students.

This class is a requirement of the Local 15 Apprenticeship program for those who have chosen rigging as a craft. “Introduction to Rigging” is a pre-requisite for “Arena Ground Rigging”. Exceptions may be granted by the Lead Instructor(s) based upon demonstrated experience.

Arena Ground Rigging will be held on July 22, 23 , 24 in McCaw Hall from 8am to 5pm with a 1 hour walk away lunch each day.  The  Up Rigging class will be held on July 25 from 8am to 5pm with a 1 hour walk away lunch.

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Address:
Mercer Street Stage Door, 321 Mercer Street, Seattle, Washington, 98109, United States