IATSE, International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, wardrobe union

I am Wardrobe.
I am the IA.®

Being a member of Theatrical Wardrobe Union Local 887 allows me to continue to practice my craft while earning real world wages. The support of 887 and IATSE is crucial to job security and good working conditions.


Mary Ellen Walter, Lead Cutter, Seattle Opera
IATSE Local 887

I am Stagecraft.
I am the IA.®

I really love being a member of the IATSE. It's made it possible for me to take good care of my mom and myself.




Fabion Harris, Stagehand
IATSE Local Two
On The Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z

IATSE, International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, camera guild, camera local, union

I am Camera.
I am the IA.®

As a member of the Local 600, I have found a family of kindred spirits and talented technicians in a strong support network.  Not only am I am enriched by the social events and training opportunities that the guild provides, but I am safe in the knowledge that my crew are being taken care of and are safe while doing their challenging work.

Polly Morgan, Cinematographer
IATSE Local 600


I am Sound.
I am the IA.®

When I step onto a set with my brothers and sisters from the IA, I know I'm in the most capable hands, as well as amongst good company.

Jason Fyrberg, Production Sound Mixer
IATSE Local 481
Photo: Tibor Nemeth 

Set Lighting Technician

I am Lighting.
I am the IA.®

Through Local 728, I've had great opportunities to advance my knowledge through the training programs, from building LEDS to learning underwater lighting. You can never be overqualified in Local 728.

Harold Lacuesta, Set Lighting Technician
IATSE Local 728

  • Wardrobe
  • Stagecraft
  • Camera
  • Sound Mixer
  • Set Lighting Tech


For more than 100 years, we've been behind the scenes. Since the early days of the musical, and the dawn of the film age, we have created indelible images; entertaining the world for generations. We are the brothers and sisters of the IATSE.


Interested in IATSE Education and Training? See some of our popular programs below.

Forms & PAC

The Yellow Card is now in electronic format. We've listed the new forms, instructions, and FAQ's for your ease of use.

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