Introduction

What is an Entertainment Electrician*?

In the theatre, the director directs, the actors act, the designers design, the riggers rig, and the flyman flies. But electricians, by some twist of logic, are responsible for an array of technology, including supplying electricity in a safe and efficient manner. They are also responsible for making sure that everything that is connected to show power is properly rigged, configured, and functioning. The same applies to the production electricians or entertainment electricians who work in a variety of fields — concert tours, industrial and corporate events, theme parks, cruise ships, and more.

A good master electrician needs to have an excellent grasp not only of electricity (no, not literally!), ...

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