Delbert L. Hall / Delbert L. Hall, LLC

ETCP Certified Rigger- Theatre
ETCP Recognized Trainer                   
Butterfly Lift Authorized Trainer
ACE Safety Consultant
IATSE Member - Local 699
Rigging Inspector
Performer Flying Director

Phone: 423-773-4255
Delbert L. Hall


Rigging Math
- This workshop can be one to two days in length and covers math problems found in both arena and theatrical rigging. This is an ideal workshop for getting comfortable with math problems on rigging exams. The textbook for this workshop is Rigging Math Made Simple. This has been a popular workshop for rigging companies, IATSE locals and other organizations.

Beginning Rigging - This one-day workshop covers ANSI standards and OSHA regulations that relate to entertainment rigging. It also covers rigging hardware (use and inspection), rigging techniques and fall protection.

Intermediate/Advanced Rigging - This workshop goes beyond the basics and covers rigging techniques and systems that may be included on rigging exams. It may also include destructive testing of rigging hardware. Depending on the focus of this workshop, it might use The Arena Riggers' Handbook or The Theatre Riggers' Handbook as a textbook.

Flying Performer/Flying Effects Workshop - Want to learn how to fly performers for stage productions? This two to four-day workshop covers the design and use of many different types of performer flying systems. A great workshop for graduate and advanced undergraduate students.

Creating Scenic Models with SketchUp - Want to learn how to create 3D scenic models with SketchUp? This one-day workshop gets you up and running with this free program. A great workshop for undergraduates interested in scenic design.

Creating Lighting Designs with Capture - (Coming Fall 2018) - Realistic visualization of lighting designs is becoming popular and Capture Visualization's software is a leader in this area. This one-day workshop will teach you the basics of using tthe free student version of this program.

Aerial Rigging - This one or two-day program is designed to teach aerialists and riggers how to safely rig aerial apparatus.

Rock Exotica's Butterfly Lift -  Delbert L. Hall, LLC is a Rock Exotica Butterfly Lift dealer. Plus, we also teach a half-day workshop on how to install and use this rig for aerial dance or theatrical performances. See for more information on the Buterfly Lift.

Rigging Inspector/Consultant
Does your stage rigging meet the current ANSI standard? It is recommended that theatrical rigging be inspected annually. We have over 40 years experience with all types of stage rigging and do rigging inspections for theatres, theme parks and aerial studios across the US. We also do consulting for construction or rennovation of theatres and aerial studios.

Delbert Hall is a member of the American Circus Educator's Association, International Alliance of Theatre and Stage Employees, and United States Institute for Theatre Technology. He holds an OSHA-10 training certificate and training certificates from the American Ladder Institute.

If you are interested in training or a rigging inspection, contact Delbert by phone or email.

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