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Northeast Stage - Rigger Resume Example

Layla Ross
Professional Summary

Accomplished Stage Rigger with achievements in PA work. Interested in opportunities in different trade fields of Communications and Media.  Eager to learn new skills and gain expertise through mentored relationships.  Energetic individual motivated by my passion to become a Leader in the Entertainment Industry.

  • Building and Construction
  • Editing and TV/Movie stage equipment
  • Camera operation
  • On-set production
  • Public Speaking
Rigger May 2014Present Northeast Stage Freehold, NJ
  • Signal or verbally direct workers engaged in hoisting and moving loads, in order to ensure safety of workers and materials
  • Select gear such as cables, pulleys, and winches, according to load weights and sizes, facilities, and work schedules.
  • Fabricate, set up, and repair rigging, supporting structures, hoists, and pulling gear, using hand and power tools.
  • Attach pulleys and blocks to fixed overhead structures such as beams, ceilings, and gin pole booms, using bolts and clamps.
  • Dismantle and store rigging equipment after use.
  • Interact with customers, foreman and other trades to install stage equipment using ladders, single man, scissor and boom lifts working at heights upwards of 80'0”. 
  • Safe Install of  stage equipment in schools, broadcast TV studios, Houses of worship, Performing Arts Centers, Government buildings, Museums  and commercial spaces in the Northeast.
  • Pipe grids- laying out footprint of grid. Determining safe rigging support points, installing rigging points using properly sized rigging equipment. Rigging dead hung pipe, track and curtains. Rigging motorized stage equipment, Proper hoisting using chain motors. Setting limits. Counterweight systems- Installing complete systems, layout of head and loft blocks with proper fleet angles. Proper wire rope termination using pneumatic crimper. Testing and troubleshooting system. Fire Curtains- Layout and install. Testing and inspection of all of the above.
Production Assistant Jan 2015Jan 2015 HBO - The Fight Game with Jim Lampley Manhattan, NY *listened to the directions and needs of the producers, camera men and personnel.
*helped wherever and whenever needed on set with production needs.

Cashier/stock person Mar 2013Dec 2014 Top Tomato Superstore Freehold, NJ
Camp Counselor Jun 2012Aug 2014 Freehold Township Recreation Camp Freehold, NJ

Producers Assistant Aug 2013Aug 2013 Wishing Well Pictures Los Angeles, CA *helped with lighting and set equipment.
*helped camera men with  equipment and setting up   camera   shots.
*moving equipment, props and talent from set location to set location.
*assisted the producer with whatever errands or tasks needed. 

Bachelors Degree - Date of graduation May 2017 : Communications in Film Kean University Union, NJ Concentration in studies: Audio Production, Public Speaking and Final Cut Pro.
Proudly created and published a video showcasing the consequences of unsafe driving practices. The video aired on the local Freehold TV station. Attached is the link to the winning video.
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Previous Companies:

  • Northeast Stage
  • HBO The Fight Game with Jim Lampley
  • Top Tomato Superstore

Previous Job Positions:

  • Rigger
  • Production Assistant
  • Cashier
  • stock person
  • Camp Counselor


  • Kean University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelors Degree - Date of graduation May 2017

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