The slate of sessions has been announced for Registration is now open for the 2022 New World Rigging Symposium (NWRS), an online event slated for April 5 to 7, 2022 that will bring together professional riggers, engineers, manufacturers, venue managers, educators and students to further their rigging knowledge, highlight challenging projects, present new technologies, discuss current industry issues, and get questions answered by a host of veterans in the field.
Produced by ESTA and USITT, the NWRS will also offer information to those working in other areas of the industry who want to further their knowledge of rigging. In addition, there will be breakout rooms where attendees can get in-depth information from sponsors along with virtual networking opportunities with attendees and presenters.
The symposium carries ETCP education renewal credits for re-certification. Sessions for 2022 are being developed in response to comments received from previous attendees and will be posted at esta.org/nwrs when they are finalized. The cost to attend is $99. Register here.
Sponsors of the 2022 NWRS include Electronic Theatre Controls and Sapsis Rigging (Platinum); Kish Rigging, TAIT, Texas Scenic Company, and Wenger|J.R. Clancy (Gold); Reed Rigging, Reliable Design Services, and Stage Rigging (Silver); CM-ET, Geiger Engineers, and H&H Specialties (Bronze). Contact [email protected] for information on sponsorship opportunities.