Teach Me Tuesday- The IATSE Union

| Tuesday, October 16, 2012

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees

Founded in 1893, IATSE was created to represent Artists- lobbying for
fair wages and ensuring safe working conditions for their members.
Today, IATSE is the largest union representing workers in the 
entertainment industry

With the ever changing and expanding entertainment industry,
IATSE has proven themselves adaptable

So, how do Artists join?

Education and Experience 

Artists who are wanting to join the IATSE union, in their specific department,
must meet the requirements set out by IATSE
for each individual division

All applicants are required to pass a written exam (passing mark of 85%)
In addition, applicants must hold a grade 12 diploma
along with a diploma(s) from a
Government Accredited Makeup School
Each department has tool requirements
Along with your specific training and your tool requirements,
knowledge in Set Etiquette and Protocol is required
and standard first aid.

Once meeting all requirements, a board will review your application(s).
Your IATSE fate lies in the hands of the committee

What courses at Artists Within makeup academy will students need to meet IATSE requirements?

Offering Government Accredited Diploma programs,
students will need to successfully complete
(75% on ALL exams)

2) Special FX diploma program, including WHMIS certification

Other programs seen as an asset

If you are interested in getting involved in theatre, major motion pictures, opera and more,
you must be represented by IATSE.

Artists Within is here to help you get started in the entertainment industry;
contact us today for more information!

Much Love From,

Artists Within *union* XO
(Ps. we're not a union at all.) 

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