If you are a stagehand or technician with experience and knowledge of the business of entertainment technology, you should Join Local 22.
If you want to work and become experienced in our business,
you should apply to Local 22's Referral System.
I.A.T.S.E LOCAL 22 GENERAL INFORMATION:
Our Union is I.A.T.S.E., the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States and Canada, commonly abbreviated IATSE or IA.
Our Local, 22, is a STAGE Local, meaning our members are employed as stagehands and AV technicians in theaters, arenas, and similar venues. Primarily we service live entertainment venues.
There are STUDIO MECHANICS Locals, such as Local 487 in Baltimore that services films and video production in the entire Mid Atlantic area. There are also locals covering designers, box office personnel many different specialty crafts within the film industry, film projectionists, etc., and they are located all over the United States and Canada. Our International Office is located in New York and it governs all the locals, with a roster of officers and field representatives.
Local 22 now numbers over 300 cardholding members and a referral list over three times that size. We have contracts with more than 15 venues in the area, including 6 in the Kennedy Center alone. We work in many more venues, including the DC Convention center, under our general “book” contracts. They cover hotel conventions, live television shoots, parties and meetings, rigging jobs in places like the Smithsonian museums or outdoors on the mall, and concerts in stadiums and arenas. We also work on major events all over the city like presidential inaugurations.
Our office is located at: 1810 Hamlin Street, N.E., Washington, DC 20018
Phone: 202-269-0212 Fax: 202-635-0192
The door for Union membership in Local 22 is open and all who qualify are welcome to apply.
TO APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION:
There are many benefits and privileges available to Local 22 members. Some of the benefits and privileges of Union membership include:
TO APPLY FOR REFERRAL TO WORK:
Find Local 22 Referral Rules here (This pdf has bookmarks to navigate through it easily)
IATSE Local 22 accepts applications for our Referral System on
*The First Thursday* of each Month between 9 am and 12pm.
When you apply, please bring a photo ID (drivers license) and your Social Security card.
A resume is helpful if you have one.
Please consider the following job description before filling out your application:
AS A MEMBER OF THE IATSE LOCAL 22 REFERRAL SYSTEM YOU:
If you believe that you can reasonably meet all of the expectations listed above, please fill out the application to join the IATSE Local 22 Referral System.
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