OUR INDUSTRY IS UNITING

Our industry is uniting to provide free online training opportunities and virtual events for students and live events professionals during these uncertain times. 


Below, you'll find an expandable list of companies, their training opportunities and virtual events and links to find out more. 


This page is live and will be updated as and when we hear of online industry training opportunities. 


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Last updated: Monday 6th July

FREE ONLINE TRAINING

  • ArKaos

    Offering an extensive library of video tutorials

    Access the library here
  • ARRI Educational course on DMX Controls

    ARRI Academy “Lighting Systems Control” with Lighting Professional/Author Richard Cadena goes over the basics of digital lighting control technologies.

    More details here
  • Audinate

    The Dante Certification program provides an easy way for system designers, engineers and others in the industry to learn about Dante with in-depth training and promote their expertise.

    More details here
  • Bloomsbury Design Library

    Bloomsbury Design Library provides cutting-edge scholarly coverage of design and crafts worldwide, from 1500 BCE to the present day.  

    More Details Here
  • Bloomsbury Fashion Central

    From the catwalk to cyberspace, from the street to the global stage, our Featured Content explores the ways that space and place influence fashion, and vice versa.  

    More Details Here
  • Cast - wysiwyg Essentials Series: Getting Started

    A free session from the wysiwyg Essentials Series, Getting Started is a reliable introduction taught by the creators of wysiwyg, with a comprehensive product overview and explorations of some of the most common workflows, tools and commands.

    More details here
  • Drama Online

    The award-winning Drama Online introduces new writers alongside the most iconic names in playwriting history, providing contextual and critical background through scholarly works and practical guides.  

    More Details Here
  • ETC

    Access to the learning stage classes. 

    Register here


  • Flints Theatrical

    Backstage Flints is a new project launching to help you get creative during this period of self-isolation and working from home

    More details here
  • Green Hippo

    Green Hippo are offering free online webinars over the next few weeks to cover several different topics catered for new and existing Hippo users.

    Register here
  • High End Systems

    A series of Videos teaching Hog4 from the beginning

    Access library here
  • JBL

    HARMAN Professional University offers our partners, integrators, distributors, and anyone across the globe interested in receiving training the certifications they need to plan, design, install, program, and configure HARMAN Professional products and solutions, accurately and effectively.  

    Sign up is required

    Sign up here
  • MA Lighting

    Access the MA Lighting E-Learning system for grandMA2 and grandMA3 Training

    Request access
  • Martin

    HARMAN Professional University offers our partners, integrators, distributors, and anyone across the globe interested in receiving training the certifications they need to plan, design, install, program, and configure HARMAN Professional products and solutions, accurately and effectively.  

    Sign up is required

    Sign up here
  • Minuit Une

    Take control of the IVL™ showroom's on PC console from your computer!

    More details here
  • Notch

    Over 4.5 hours of structured learning, that take you from the basics to more advanced techniques.

    More details here
  • Obsidian

    Obsidian Control Systems to offer free weekly online training classes

    More details here
  • PRG UK

    Offering online training videos

    Access the library here
  • SGM

    The Academy will consist of a series of videos as well as online presentations and seminars over the coming weeks, with topics relating to lighting terminology, software programs and more. We’ll cover a range of theoretical and practical topics, some for the beginners, some for the advanced.  

    More details here
  • Shure

    Shure offers a variety of online training for sales, technical and general audio education.

    More details here
  • TAIT

    TAIT is now offering free online training courses for iQ Powered by NAVIGATOR to the live event community. By providing these courses, everyone interested in participating is given an opportunity to learn, engage and prepare for future automation experiences.

    More details here
  • USITT

    USITT are now offering an array of online technical theatre resources in their Teaching Archive.

    USITT Training Archive
  • Vectorworks

    Kick start your training or hone your skills with Vectorworks online learning resources

    More details here
  • WYSIWYG by James Simpson

    James Simpson takes you through visualisation software Wysiwyg, step by step.

    Watch them here

VIRTUAL EVENTS

Want to add to our list?

If you would like to add to this page, please email full details of the free online training and/or event you wish to add, including web links, to our Commercial Training Development Manager, Chrissy Holloway, at chrissy.holloway@backstage-academy.co.uk.

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