Welcome to the IATSE Local 23 home page


For over 100 years, we have been working behind the scenes in live entertainment venues across Rhode Island such as….

– The Providence Performing Arts Center 
– The Dunkin Donuts Center
– Veterans Memorial Auditorium
– Rhode Island Convention Center
– The Ryan Center at URI Kingston, RI
– Twin River Casino in Lincoln, RI
– Bold Point Concert Venue, East Providence, RI

We also have members that have completed the entertainment technician certification program or the ETCP.

We can also provide individuals skilled and certified in all departments of show production areas and many competent OSHA certified individuals. Including wardrobe references with IATSE Local 830

Contact our Business Agent Charles Ryan by email:
or use the contact form on this site
to discuss what we can do for you.
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Call For Help

Our Brothers and sisters to the north of us, IATSE Local 11, Have placed a few calls for help to our business agent and administration alike. Just like any industry out there, they’re really struggling for the numbers. If you’re interested, Send an email to .

Summer Incoming

Well guys and gals. Here we are, May 6th and the schedule is heating up. There’s work EVERYWHERE so don’t forget, Us along with just about EVERY A/V / Lighting / audio / Tech company in the area is having a hard time finding good qualified people. So if you Know of anyone that has technical skills. Send us an email, Your emails do not go un-read. Currently when a work inquiry is sent, it just gets added to a call list database until we work out a more concrete call structure. Stay safe ladies and gentlemen.