Providing Professional Entertainment Technical Personnel in RI

We are Local #23 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. For 124 years, we are the crews who have been working behind the scenes,  at

– Providence Performing Arts Center
– Dunkin Donuts Center
– Veterans Memorial Auditorium
– Rhode Island Convention Center

other venues throughout Rhode Island

-The Ryan Center at URI Kingston, RI
-Twin River Casino in Lincoln, RI
-Newport Yachting Center, Newport, RI


We provide professionals skilled in

-Wardrobe with IATSE Local 830


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Work in Boston

We have the following openings for riggers on Thursday 10/18:

Venue: Agganis Arena
Employer: Live Nation
Payroll: Live Nation
Rate: $33 4 hour mini (load out 1.5x)
10 up riggers & 1 down rigger 9am load in
4 up riggers 1030pm load out (hand spots available for anyone that riggs the in)
46-54’ must bring own rope, harness, and lanyards


Venue: BCEC Hall B2
Employer: JCALPRO
Payroll: ART Payroll
Rate: $41.21 8 hour mini (1 hour walk away lunch)
2 up riggers at 7:00am
90-100’ Ropes and PPE provided. There is a parking lot out back that is $18 for the day.

Must bring Photo ID to get in building

Bryan Ritchie
IATSE Local 11
Call Steward

Local 23 Apprentice Applications accepted until Oct 31

If you are interested, please pick up an application from one of the Apprentice Committee members:  Bruce Eastman, Mike Derensis Jr., Dave Tolbert, Joe Rudis Sr, or Bill Brackett.

Local 23 is looking for people who have skills in audio, video, corporate A / V, console operation.

Give the form back to the person you got it from or mail it to

IATSE Local 23
Apprentice Committee
PO Box 23044
Providence RI  02903

so that it arrives by the October 31, 2018 deadline.