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Pre-Meeting Seminar: Lighting Paperwork

Sister Katy Hallee will be presenting a pre-meeting seminar before the regular membership meeting on January 30th.  The seminar is open to all Austin area stagehands.

The topic of the seminar is “Lighting Paperwork”- primarily how to read and interpret light plots and paperwork.

Light Plot Example

The seminar will be held in the IBEW 3rd floor meeting room from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.
4818 E Ben White Blvd #300, Austin, TX 78741

To sign up, please fill out the form at: https://goo.gl/forms/UzOPUtmOPa3Ar8E82. You should receive an immediate confirmation that your sign up request was recorded.

The January regular membership meeting will begin at 7:30 pm.

In Solidarity,
Todd Drga
IATSE Local 205 Vice President

Tri-Union Holiday Hootenanny! Tomorrow Dec. 4th!

Holiday Hootenanny

Tomorrow is our Holiday Hootenanny that’s been in the works for some time with the 484 and IBEW folks! Today (Saturday) there’ll be sugar cookie baking madness at Jessika Dunbar’s – if you have some time between 10am-5pm please contact her or myself and please join us for baking good times! – the cookies are for the cookie decorating station at the event, if you’re curious.

Sunday – Nate from IBEW and Andrew Ferrucci will be grilling early, they would love your assistance! We’ll be decorating and setting up before the event, and cleaning up after. If you can assist with any of those , thank you so much!

In solidarity,
Mikela Cowan
YWC chair
For the Facebook inclined, there is some more details on the 484’s facebook event.
2nd Stagehand Appreciation Cookout

2nd Annual Stagehand Appreciation Cookout!

We, IATSE Local 205, are hosting our 2nd Annual Stagehand Appreciation Cookout in two weeks! All Austin area stagehands welcome, regardless of union affiliation.  Please RSVP for you and your party to .

Date: Sunday, July 24th, 2016
Location: Martin Park, 10 Chicon St., Austin, TX 78702


The schedule is as follows:
12pm-1pm – Set up starts
3pm – Food Served
4pm – Stagehand Olympics!
8pm – End of Cookout / Clean-up

Bring yourselves, your fellow Austin area stagehands, members and non-members alike, and your families!

We will be cooking burgers and other foods on the grill.  Feel free to bring a side or something to throw on the grill.

We are looking for people to help with set-up, cooking and tear-down.

We are also look for people to bring along common cookout goods and activities, such as:

  • Grilling Tools
  • Cutting Boards/Food Prep Items
  • Tables / Chairs
  • EZ-Ups
  • Coolers
  • Grills
  • Games (2×4 Jenga, Frisbees, Kites, etc.)
  • Items for Stagehand Olympics

Please contact Paul Arebalo, Chair of the Organizing Committee, at  or leave a comment on the facebook event if you are able to help out in any way.