Entertainment Riggers are the shoulders of the industry; he or she is responsible for suspending objects from overhead structures using chain motors and truss systems. This is one of the highest paid positions in the live entertainment industry.
An Audio Engineer is the ears of the industry; he or she designs, chooses, and helps deploy the sound system for live events. This rewarding position requires a high level of expertise.
Both Lighting and Video Technicians are the eyes of the industry; they are responsible for lighting, video, and special effects used in live entertainment events. They design, deploy, and control lighting and video systems.
OUR FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT
Production Academy is focused on providing exceptional training utilizing the latest technologies available. Our world-class instructors provide students with highly transferable skills that meet the growing demands of multiple industries.
We are the only production school in the Midwest that offers highly-relevant hands-on training and skills testing. Our certified production technician students will be highly employable, versatile, and well prepared for advancement in the live entertainment industry.
A GROWING INDUSTRY
THE LIVE EVENT INDUSTRY HAS NEVER BEEN BIGGER!
According to Forbes 2014, The Live Event and Festival market has grown over 300% in just a few years. With album sales at an all time low, the entertainment industry relies on live events and production for income, and new niche markets continue to develop.
Production Academy was created to fill the expanding knowledge and skills gap that currently exists in the industry; we provide students a fast track to full-time employment.
Production Academy LC3
4265 N Knox Ave
Chicago, IL 60641
Production Academy visits are by appointement only.
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The rapidly evolving live entertainment industry demands that working professionals be up to date on the latest staging technologies and methods; therefore, continuing education for industry professionals is crucial for advancement and success.
Production Academy is the only year-round facility in the Midwest dedicated to continued training in live event technologies and staging methods.