All CITT members should plan on being in Edmonton on Monday, September 25 at 7pm. Rick Boychuk will be on hand to present a quick lecture on the History of Stage Rigging. This will be followed by a tour of the brand new Triffo Theatre in MacEwan University’s newly built Allard Hall.
If you are wondering who Rick Boychuk is:
- in 2016 CITT Awarded him The Ron Epp Memorial Award for Professional Achievement in a technical discipline within the Canadian live performance industry;
- and The Award of Technical Merit for outstanding achievement in the use of theatre technology at their Rendez-vous National Conference in Winnipeg.
- Rick also recently published his book Nobody Looks Up: The History of the Counterweight Rigging System, 1500-1925.