International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employes,
Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts
The United States, its Territories and Canada

Local #39
New Orleans, LA

"Committed to maintaining the professional standards of the industry."

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Greater New Orleans Stage and Exhibition Employees

A contract labor organization providing trained and experienced craftsmen and technicians for the following industries:

  • Exhibition
  • Meeting / Conference
  • Theatrical Productions
  • Industrial Presentations
  • Exhibit Installation and Dismantling


Professional stagehands handle every aspect of full-sized theatrical productions and help create some of the most spectacular events in the country.

  • Staging
  • Lighting
  • Spotlights
  • Sound
  • Set Dressing
  • Props
  • Special Effects

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Skilled exhibition employees provide installation and dismantling services for large and small exhibitions in one of the most dynamic convention cities in the world.

  • Booths
  • Displays
  • Exhibits
  • Decorations


Experienced audio-visual technicians install and operate equipment for industrial presentations and general sessions.

  • Lighting Specialists
  • Sound Technicians
  • Camera Operators
  • Riggers

New Orleans Ballet Association

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Local 39 Officers

Keith Christopher (President)                                    Glenn Gandolini (Vice-President)

Alan Arthur (Business Agent)                                     Jo May (Asst. Business Agent)

  Sara Fanelli (Financial-Secretary)                               Darrell Eik (Recording-Secretary)


Executive Board (6 at large)

     Henry Guzman           August Lapara            Philip Davi
Charles Wright                 Mark Toups                       Goodwin Sansovich

I.A.T.S.E., Local #39
P.O. Box 19289
New Orleans, LA 70179

Phone: 504-872-2165
Fax: 504-309-8198

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