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.
Click here to Read more about us…

September meeting

The regularly scheduled September meeting for Local members has been rescheduled from 9/19/22 to 9/26/22. Email notice will also be sent, If you did not or do not receive emails, contact our secretary treasurer David Allen at to update your contact info

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 .