Providing Professional Entertainment Technical Personnel in RI

We are Local #23 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. For 123 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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OSHA 10 Certification, Hartford, and other stuff

Members of Local 23 have been invited to two upcoming events by two of  our neighboring sister Locals:

OSHA 10 Certification in Hartford CT

This Tuesday & Wednesday – September 19 & 20

A Generous Offer from IATSE Local 84

“I know this is short notice but Local 84 is hosting the OSHA 10 class this coming Tuesday and Wednesday (9/19-20) 8am-4pm at the XL Center in Hartford. I still have 6 spots available if anyone in our district wishes to make the trek and participate. The course is free but to get the cert card is $8.00. Let me know.”

=> Contact ASAP: Ken Trestman, IATSE Local 84 President


IATSE Road Show

Why Unions Still Matter

Monday October 2

A Generous Offer from IATSE Local 74

“I have organized the Road Show to present at the venue where I am Head of Properties.  It will be on Monday, October 2nd at 7 p.m. at the Oakdale Theatre Bistro, 95 South Turnpike Road, Wallingford, CT.  As the attached flyer says:  All are welcome.

We would be honored to have any of our District officers and members attend.”

=> Contact:  Catherine Moore. IATSE Local 74 Secretary