Due to the rapidly changing news regarding COVID-19, the protection of IATSE Local 11 remains a top priority. We have taken measures to protect Local 11 and all Local 11 family’s health , safety & security.
IATSE Local 11 office staff is fully operational and everyone is set up and working remotely
The IATSE National Benefit Funds has waived all fees for COVID-19 testing for all participants enrolled in Plan A and all Plan C options as well as those enrolled in Triple S. Click here to visit NBF website.
Local 11 Annuity Fund hardship withdrawals have been extended to include a new category to assist those who have been affected by COVID-19. For folks who have lost work, been laid off, or had other losses or expenses due to the virus, participants are eligible for immediate withdrawal in the amount of their loss.
The IATSE Training Trust Fund is simplifying the application process for free LinkedIn Learning Subscriptions and TTF Safety First! Online Courses. Simply click the links below and fill out the online forms to apply for each program.
LinkedIn Learning is a self-guided learning platform with over 15,000 online courses on all types of topics and software. Free LinkedIn Learning Subscriptions are available to active IATSE members and those working under an IATSE agreement. Click here to learn more about LinkedIn Learning →
STAGE LIGHTING COURSES
Vectorworks Spotlight Essentials Seminars – Free for 1 month trail
ACT Online Courses – ACT Lighting is offering free online courses with promo code act4me until June 1, 2020 to help programmers during this period of social-distancing
ETC Connect Courses – Temporarily free to the community
ETC EOS Training and Workbooks – More free training material from ETC
ETC study Hall - ETC class main new link
Vista by ChromaQ – Intro class to Vista 3 as well as an advanced programming class
Obsidian Onyx Classes – Console Training
Chamsys MagicQ Training – Video classes
Chamsys “Stuck at Home” Programmers Challenge – Provides lighting pros with more than a creative outlet during slow times, it also offers a chance to win a new MagicQ MQ70 console
Strand Console Training – Free
Avixa CTS Certification Courses – Free through June 12
USITT Teaching Archive – FREE online resource for teachers in areas of technical theatre and live entertainment
Avolites Online Learning – hosting live learning sessions on their Facebook page for both their Titan and Ai platforms
Gaffer Systems 3D Modeling – Free training for their 3D Modeling/Visualization software
LightWright6 – Free through June 1, 2020 – Helps designers and electricians record and keep track of the vast amount of data needed to install and maintain a lighting installation.
Capture Student Edition and Demos – Great for creating small rigs that lighting designers can play with, will link with Nomad offline relatively easily
Drafty App – CAD Tool with a few tutorials
MA University – Intensive training for all MA products. We are working with MA Lighting to offer a limited number of readers access to the full MA University training for free
grandMA2 Tutorial Series – Youtube videos created by MA Lighting
grandMA3 Tutorial Series – Youtube videos created by MA Lighting
Christian Jackson’s MA2 Console Resource – Great tutorials on programming a show on grandMA2
HARMAN Professional University – Audio, control, and networked AV certification courses
JBL CBT Calculator Training – Video tutorial
Crown Amplifier Training – Video Tutorials
QSC QSYS level 1 – Always free. Great certification for an Audio Tech
Dante level 1 and 2 (maybe 3) – Always free. Great certification for an Audio Tech
D&B audio - Free utube videos and set up videos on the Utube channel
Free Rigging Videos - Free rigging videos from Area Four Industries
I.A.T.S.E. BROTHERS & SISTERS
PROUD TO BE UNION WORKERS
We are Local Union No. 11 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada, AFL-CIO.We are the skilled men and women who work behind the scenes in the entertainment industry everyday. We specialize in stage rigging, theatrical set construction, and the installation and operation of video, lighting, and sound systems in virtually any type venue. Thank you for supporting Boston's union stagehands! Please take the time to explore our site, or contact us at:
I.A.T.S.E. Local #11 152 Old Colony Ave. Boston, MA 02127