Rigging for Theatre 1

Course Code: THTR 162

Academic Year: 2020-2021

This is a general course on stage rigging, covering the use of various types of line, rigging hardware and systems. The course will deal with natural and synthetic rope work, knot tying and splicing, wire rope and hardware, hemp spot lines and line sets, counterweight line sets, stage scenery rigging for dead hanging and flying and miscellaneous rigging. Particular attention will be given to safety, including safe working loads of various lines and materials and rigging practices and techniques.