Tools for Stagecraft


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  • Gaffers Grips and Best Boys
    Gaffers, Grips and Best Boys$39.95
    by Eric Taub, 276 pgs. Small pocket format.

    Explains the movie business from behind the scenes. An interesting narrative with interviews from the crew to the top. All the jobs that interact to make a motion picture are covered in this candid, revealing book.
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  • Stagecraft I shows how to build theatrical scenery
    Stagecraft I$29.95
    By William H. Lord 134 pgs, 1991 Oversize, Softcover.

    This book is subtitled 'A complete Guide to Backstage Work.' It's an introductory book covering all the fundamentals of a stagehands iob. The what, when and why of all backstage equipment and how to use it. Originally intended as a high school text, it has been used successfully by several IA locals for their new hires.
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  • RigRight CD and Reference Cards by Harry Donovan accompanies Entertainment Rigging
    RigRight CD and Reference Cards$499.95
    What comes with the software? You get the Complete Rigging System, consisting of the 710-page book Entertainment Rigging, two laminated reference cards, RigRight 1.0 on CD, and a comprehensive 87-page manual.
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  • RigRight CD, manual, referenc cards and key
    RigRight CD, manual, ref. cards and key$499.95
    RigRight CD w/ manual (on disk) and Reference Cards Here's a computer program that computes and adjusts rigging geometry and forces, calculates positions, lengths, and forces for bridles, breastlines and deadhangs. It manages any number of loads simultaneously, of any weight and at any location, rigged from beams at any location. It does solutions in both 2 and 3 dimensions. Individual solutions can be adjusted to fit a particular situation. It supports files of beams and show rigging points. Solutions can be viewed individually, printed, recorded, and exported in spreadsheet form singly or as part of a group. What comes with the software? You get two laminated reference cards, RigRight 1.0 on CD, and a comprehensive manual (on disk) and the software key.. System Requirements: RigRight 1.0 is a windows program.. It needs 20 MB of RAM, 10 MB space on the hard drive, and a screen resolution of 800 x 600 or higher. #54531 RigRight CD w/manual, Ref. cards and key $499.95
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  • RigRight CD only by Harry Donovan accompanies Entertainment Rigging
    RigRight CD only$425.00
    Here's a computer program that computes and adjusts rigging geometry and forces, calculates positions, lengths, and forces for bridles, breastlines and deadhangs. It manages any number of loads simultaneously, of any weight and at any location, rigged from beams at any location. It does solutions in both 2 and 3 dimensions. Individual solutions can be adjusted to fit a particular situation. It supports files of beams and show rigging points. Solutions can be viewed individually, printed, recorded, and exported in spreadsheet form singly or as part of a group.

    System Requirements: RigRight 1.0 runs in Windows 98, 2000, and XP. It needs 20 MB of RAM, 10 MB space on the hard drive, and a screen resolution of 800 x 600 or higher. You must own the "Entertainment Rigging" book to purchase the CD.
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