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Overhead Rigging and Stage Safety

Standing on a stage area you may not realize that there are thousands of pounds of equipment suspended overhead. A theatrical rigging system supports heavy loads that are either “dead hung’ or “flown” over the heads of students, staff and the public. This includes...

Stage Curtain Maintenance

Stage curtains are the most visible part of any theatre. Proper care of the curtains is necessary to present an esthetically pleasing backdrop for performances and to keep the flame retardant certification current to satisfy all applicable fire codes. There are two...

Stage Curtain Fabrics

Theatrical stage curtains are manufactured using “specialty fabrics” that are designed to meet fire code requirements for areas of assembly. The fabrics used fall into one of two categories: they are either made from natural fibers (usually cotton) or from man-made...