Portrait of Tyler DeLong of DeLong Rigging Solutions

Tyler DeLong

Tyler DeLong

DeLong Rigging Solutions

Portrait of Tyler DeLong of DeLong Rigging Solutions
Image of Tyler DeLong in a training video

Tyler DeLong, ETCP Certified Rigger with certifications in Theatrical and Arena Rigging (#2771) and an ETCP Recognized Trainer, brings a wealth of expertise from his background as a voting member of the TSP Rigging Workgroup, holder of OSHA 30, and certifications in various man-lifts and material handlers. A BA in Theatre Technology graduate from Indiana University (2010) and a 15-year member of IATSE Local 618, Tyler has carved a notable career as a touring technician across North and South America, and Asia, majorly as a Tour Rigger/Automation Tech. Currently, as the Managing Partner of DeLong Rigging Solutions, he leads a team dedicated to providing comprehensive rigging services, including inspections, training, repair/installation, and consulting, catering to a diverse clientele from music festivals to professional theatres.

At the heart of any successful live event lies the art and science of rigging. Mastery in rigging opens up new dimensions of artistic expression and innovation, making it an indispensable skill in the live entertainment industry.

This september, Tyler DeLong of DeLong Rigging Solutions will be offering several levels of training tailored to both novices and seasoned professionals. Expect to engage with rigging concepts that will challenge and inspire you, fostering both personal growth and professional advancement.

Spaces are limited to cultivate an environment ripe for interaction, detailed explanations, and personalized guidance.

Don’t miss this chance to elevate your rigging skillset to new heights and redefine what’s possible on stage.


  • Rigging Standards for the Everyday User
  • The Dragon Bowline and Other More Useful Knots
  • Rigging Myths
  • Learning and Teaching Counterweight Rigging Without a System