Entertainment Electrics Workshop Offered at EMPAC

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ETCP-Certified Entertainment Electrician and ETCP-Recognized Trainer Richard Cadena will teach the essentials of audio, video, and lighting systems for professional electricians and technicians.

Using the sophisticated technological infrastructure of the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Richard Cadena, an ETCP-Certified Entertainment Electrician and Trainer will teach the essentials of audio, video and lighting systems for professional electricians and technicians. The course is the first professional-development seminar to be held at EMPAC. It is open to any professional in the field and will count toward 21 renewal credits for ETCP Certified Electricians and ETCP Certified Riggers.

The three-day intensive workshop will cover the essentials of planning, setting up, testing, and trouble-shooting electrical systems for lighting, audio, and video. The workshop will be conducted in EMPAC’s Studio Beta from June 27-29, 2016. Topics covered in the course include theory, practice, and applications of electricity for entertainment, practical power distribution, control systems and networking, as well as electrical safety, codes and regulations. Each participant will receive a workbook and hands-on training.

Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis and will be limited to 30 participants. The course will run from 9 AM to 5 PM each day with breakfast and lunch included. Lodging is available upon request. The cost for the workshop is $650. Registration can be made via our electronic form.

Richard Cadena is an ETCP Recognized Trainer, ETCP Certified Entertainment Electrician, author of many texts on the subject, including “Electricity for Entertainment Electricians and Technicians,” and respected authority on the subject who travels internationally to conduct similar training seminars.

For more information, please call EMPAC at 518-276-3921, or visit empac.rpi.edu.