I.A.T.S.E. Local 33 “Just a Call Does it ALL” with over 125 years of making magic.  IATSE Local 33 has brought to life what were once ideas and concepts.  We focus on fitting the crew to the needs of the client.  We offer superior expertise & craftsmanship in the major areas of stagecraft including Set Construction, Grips, Projection, Camera Operation, Special Effects, Rigging, Fly-Rail Operation, Drapery, Automation, Stage Management and Corporate Convention.  

At IATSE Local 33, we provide the safest crews to fit and simplify your production needs.  Your deadlines and budgets are our deadlines and budgets.  IATSE Local 33 is behind the scenes on the biggest shows at the top venues in the entertainment capital of the world including, The Hollywood Bowl, Dolby Theatre, Microsoft Theatre, Pantages Theatre, The Shrine, Staples Center, Galen Center, The Burbank Studios, NBCUniversal, Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Greek Theater, TVC Television City, Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles Music Center, The Forum, Dignity Heath Sports Park, Banc of Californa, Sofi Stadium.  
Events: Academy Awards, Grammys, American Idol, The Voice, Dancing with the Stars, BET Awards, People Choice Awards, MTV Video Awards, MTV Music Awards, ESPYS, Special Olympics, Kids Choice Awards, Tyra Banks the Fab Life, General Hospital, Days of Our Lives, Access Hollywood, Bold and the Beautiful, The Price is Right, Minute to Win it, The Young and the Restless, TVC Shop, Crews Unlimited, JEM Effects, Theatrical Resources, Scenic Express, Co. Inc. Sets, Goodnight & Company 

Carpentry & Staging

Staging, Flooring, Red Carpeting, Shop & Construction Carpentery, Grip, Scenery, Show Layout, Fly Rail, Automation, Welding (MIG, TIG, & ARC), Forklift, Aerial Lift, Scissor Lift Operators


ETCP Certified Arena & Theater, Legit Showhouse Theatrical Rigging, Arena & Theater Concert Rigging

Production Lighting

ETCP Certified Electricians, Board Programmer (GrandMA, HighEnd Systms-vHog, PRG V676, ETC ION, ETC  EOS, Expression....), Media Server Operator, Light Board Operator, Spot Operator, Power Distribution, Rigging Fixtures(Practical & Movers)

Props & Truckloaders

Carpeting, Pipe & Drape, Backline, Stage Props, Fine Details, Award Show Stage Props, Truckloaders: Unloading & Loading

With the help of I.A.T.S.E. Local 33 professional stagecraft technicians, your shows are on time, under budget and professional.

Our Family

We are proud to partner with our dedicated employers for your entertainment needs.

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Affiliated Venues, Union Shops & Networks


Affiliated Venues, Union Shops & Networks

Hollywood Bowl-Logo

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Vin Di Bona receives an Honorary IATSE Gold Card

Brother Ron Valentine, TV Business Agent at Local 33 presented Vin Di Bona, creator of America's Funniest Home Videos, an honorary Gold Card for his continued support of the IATSE.

At the Academy Awards with Local 33

Want a behind the scenes look at the Academy Awards? Thanks to
Local 33, here's a sneak peak at the hours upon hours of work that goes into making the show a success.

How to Load-Out an Opera in Under Two Minutes

This time lapse was shot at the Walt Disney Concert Hall during the load out of Mozart's classic opera "The Marriage of Figaro". Special thanks to the hardworking members of IATSE Local #33, The Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The song used is "Mahna Mahna" by Cake, Copyright 2007 by Upbeat Records. Video By Robert Colby

The Magic Starts Here!  IATSE Local 33

Behind the scenes of IATSE Local 33 at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Local 33 onstage crew setting the stage for Lady Gaga & Bradly Cooper performace at the Oscars

Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper - Shallow (From A Star Is Born/Live From The Oscars)

Timelapse Changeover @ The LA Opera

With the blessing of the LA Opera, this video was produced entirely by our IA Local 33 members. The video taken by Brother Corey Cooper and edited by Sister Kelly Travis.

About us

 1720 W. Magnolia Blvd, Burbank CA, 91506

  818-841-9233 (TV Business Agent) (Theater Business Agent)

Copyright © 2018  IATSE Local 33.  All Rights Reserved
Photo Credits: Octavio Gaitan-Diaz, Sharon Simmers, Lee Casady and Rosemary Phillips
Webmaster: Lee Casady