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IATSE Canada, with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer a comprehensive training on “Basic Lighting Console Operation”. ST. CATHERINES, ON

Date: March 16, 2023 Time: 9:00am – 6:00pm Location: Partridge Hall, First Ontario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St Paul St, St. Catharines, ON L2R 3M2 This course is open to all performing arts workers and is being offered at no…

Read more IATSE Canada, with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer a comprehensive training on “Basic Lighting Console Operation”. ST. CATHERINES, ON

IATSE Canada, with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer a comprehensive training on “Bill 168 and the Ontario Human Rights Code”. – ST CATHERINES, ON

Date: March 28, 2023 Time: There are 2 sessions to choose from, please register for your preferred time. Session 1: 9:30am – 11:30am Session 2: 1:30pm – 3:30pm Location: Robertson Theatre, First Ontario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St Paul St,…

Read more IATSE Canada, with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer a comprehensive training on “Bill 168 and the Ontario Human Rights Code”. – ST CATHERINES, ON

IATSE Local 822, with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer a “Black Hair Education” course.- TORONTO

Date: Saturday March 25, and Sunday March 26th Time: 9:00 am â€“ 5:00 pm Location: Meridian Hall, 1 Front St E, Toronto ON M5E 1B2 This course is being instructed by Mykael Jackman, a leader in the hair industry for 30 years.  He is a Red Seal hairstylist/Barber Certified Teacher with…

Read more IATSE Local 822, with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer a “Black Hair Education” course.- TORONTO

IATSE in partnership with ENCORE andwith the generous support of the CanadaPerforming Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer:AV Fundamentals – WINNIPEG

Date: Wednesday March 29 Time: â€‹8:00 am – 4:00 pm Location: RBC Convention Centre, Pan Am Room This course serves as an Introduction into Event Technologies covering the fundamentals of an Audio-Visual Professional. We will examine set-up standards, video, audio, and lighting basics as they pertain to AV set up and operation in…

Read more IATSE in partnership with ENCORE andwith the generous support of the CanadaPerforming Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer:AV Fundamentals – WINNIPEG

IATSE Canada in partnership with ENCORE and with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer:AV Fundamentals – LONDON, ON

Date: Friday, March 10 Time: â€‹9:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: RBC Place Convention Centre, 300 York St, London, ON N6B 1P8 Room TBC This course serves as an Introduction into Event Technologies covering the fundamentals of an Audio-Visual Professional. We will examine set-up standards, video, audio, and lighting basics as they pertain to AV…

Read more IATSE Canada in partnership with ENCORE and with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer:AV Fundamentals – LONDON, ON

<strong>IATSE Local </strong><strong>295</strong><strong>, with the generous support </strong><strong>of the Canada</strong><strong> Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer </strong><strong><em>Theatrical Fly Systems</em></strong><strong><em> </em></strong><strong><em>and </em></strong><strong><em>Counterweight Rigging </em></strong><strong><em>Training</em></strong><strong><em>.</em></strong>

Date: March 28th, 2023 Time: 9:00am â€“ 5:00pm Location: Conexus Arts Centre, 200 Lakeshore Dr, Regina, SK S4S 7L3 This day long training course with instructor Rick Boychuk focuses on the safe operation and maintenance of theatrical counterweight rigging systems. Rick has been in the industry since 1977 and has served as TD, PM and designer…

Read more <strong>IATSE Local </strong><strong>295</strong><strong>, with the generous support </strong><strong>of the Canada</strong><strong> Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer </strong><strong><em>Theatrical Fly Systems</em></strong><strong><em> </em></strong><strong><em>and </em></strong><strong><em>Counterweight Rigging </em></strong><strong><em>Training</em></strong><strong><em>.</em></strong>

IATSE Canada in partnership with ENCORE and with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer:AV Fundamentals – VANCOUVER

Date: Thursday March 16 Time: â€‹9:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 655 Burrard Street, Prince of Wales/Oxford Room  This course serves as an Introduction into Event Technologies covering the fundamentals of an Audio-Visual Professional. We will examine set-up standards, video, audio, and lighting basics as they pertain to AV set up and…

Read more IATSE Canada in partnership with ENCORE and with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer:AV Fundamentals – VANCOUVER

IATSE Canada in partnership with ENCORE and with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer:AV Fundamentals – OTTAWA

Date: Wednesday March 15 Time: â€‹9:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: Ottawa Marriott, Room TBC This course serves as an Introduction into Event Technologies covering the fundamentals of an Audio-Visual Professional. We will examine set-up standards, video, audio, and lighting basics as they pertain to AV set up and operation in an event environment.…

Read more IATSE Canada in partnership with ENCORE and with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer:AV Fundamentals – OTTAWA

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What is the Canada Emergency Response Benefit If you have lost income because of COVID-19, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) will provide you with temporary income support. The CERB will pr…

The Crew Nation fund is here to help support live music crews who have been directly impacted as shows are put on pause due to COVID-19. You can apply for financial assistance from the Crew Nation fun…

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The educational content that I create will always remain free. By joining me on Patreon at a level that works for your budget, you help me to produce more resources to help grow our industry. All of m…

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This information on COVID-19 (coronavirus) covers precautions that both employers and workers can take to avoid contracting and spreading the virus. At the time of this publication, according to BCCDC…

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As a video processing expert, Analog Way is committed to support its customers through training tailored to individual needs. Whether you are an integrator, consultant or freelance technician, Analog …

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On this page we’re going to keep you up to date with our online training sessions, webinars and social media events. This will be a rolling schedule that we will update frequently over the next …

This week, Andrew Brander, Scotty Greenwood, Kim Lipsky, Christine McMillan, Chad Rogers, Nick Varley and the Crestview Strategy public affairs team will be joined by former MPs Peggy Nash and Li…

Many people have become increasingly concerned about the rising number of suicides and the prevalence of alcohol/substance misuse within the entertainment industry. By its very nature our industry can…

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