IATSE Local 98 - P.O. Box 266 - HERSHEY, PA 17033 - Phone:  717-991-4411

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Updated 05/44/2019

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Per President McGovern, effective 10/31/2018, Local 98 will no longer be accepting Transfers from other Locals, until such time a complete review of the transfer process has been completed and approved.
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Web Administrator:   Cliff Unfried  *  cliff.unfried@comcast.net  *  717-580-1661  *  This Site Was Updated 05/16/2019

Thanks for visiting the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 98 website.  IATSE Local 98, located in Hershey, PA has been serving South Central Pennsylvania with quality stagehand services since 1903.  We are behind the scenes and act as the machine that makes show business work.  Our members are experienced and dedicated to their craft.  We provide safe and professional expert technical services in the entertainment field, specializing in electrical, audio, video, rigging, scenery and stage set up.  We have over 70 members well practiced in these fields from many years of experience.

Our venues include the Giant Center, Hershey Theater, Hershey Park Stadium, Hershey Park Arena, Star Pavilion and Hershey Park Music Box.  We also serve the surrounding areas including Harrisburg and Carlisle.

In Memory of John "Tim" Shingara

January 25th, 1949 - May 1st, 2019

PA Governor's Inauguration 2019
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What's New and/or Interesting:    Updated 01/22/2019

   *  As we celebrate our 125th Anniversary, we reflect on the history of the IATSE.
        Since our founding in 1893, the strength and solidarity of our members has
        bettered the lives of workers throughout the entertainment industry.  See this
        short video... Link

   *   Latest IATSE Bulletin... Link

  Here's a video of a theater load out with time lapse photography... Video Link

   A video of a U2 Load Out... Video Link

   *   Roadies at work, recognize the workers & the venue?... 
Video Link


* Stone's Concert Picture Album from 2005 posted on Photo


* Video of our Local 98 setting up a TSO Concert:

Great Knot Tying Training Site: Click Here.


"Wrap That Cable Correctly!"

"Truss Orientation"

"How to Tie a Bow Line Knot"

"Know Your Stage Terms"

"Hanging Lighting Intruments"

"How to Tie a Clove Hitch Knot"

*  See the new link in the Education Links Section, Technical Theater 
    Terms Glossary...
 Click Here For Now


*  Directions to Giant Center and parking Map...

To access the Giant Center Promoter's Guide... Click here.

 Want to know how to tie any knot... See this Site

 Ten Commandments for Spotlight Operators... More

Upcoming Events
with call details available if
highlighted in yellow.

All I.A.T.S.E. members who intend to perform stage hand work in the jurisdiction of another local: Please...  
Click here!

 05/20 - Hershey Stockholders
 05/18 - Alan Jackson
 06/01 - Trever Noah
 06/13 - Carrie Underwood
 06/21 - Josh Groban
 06/22 - Adam Sandler
 07/26 - Kidz Bop
 10/04 - Disturbed

- Stadium
- Pavilion

 06/06 - Luke Bryan
 07/06 - New Kids
 07/20 - Thomas Rhett
 07/12 - Breaking Benjaman
 08/17 - Florida Georgia Line
 08/18 - Backstreet Boys
 08/21 - Kiss
 08/29 - Zack Brown

 05/19 - Apollo Awards
 08/20 - Cats

Pollstar provides scheduled events for the Hershey Venues.  Please note that this site is not affiliated with us or any of the Hershey venues.  It's accuracy may be questionable.


   Business Agent
Chester Ross
   (717) 991-4411
   Head Trustee
Bryan Chickey
   (717) 903-3366
Rick Abbott
   (717) 433-0115
   Website Administrator
    Cliff Unfried
   (717) 473-3433

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