Local USA 829 News

Vectorworks for LD & SD Collaborators, March 4, 2017.

On March 4th, Local USA 829 will present training on the use of Vectorworks that will focus on organization of principles and guidelines for integrating multiple types of files between Lighting and Scenic Designers, and best practices on a variety of topics aimed at improving cross-discipline workflow. Instructors are Cory Pattak [LD] and Erica Hemminger [DD].

Get the application here: Vectorworks for LD & SD 2016-2017 Licenses: $25, June 26, 2016.

Discounted subscriptions to 2016-2017 are available to IATSE members in good standing. The cost for the year’s license is $25.00 and subscriptions begin September 1, 2016 and ends August 31, 2017.

If you wish purchase a Lynda license please send a check to Local USA 829’s office by July 15th, 2016 at:

United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829
29 West 38th Street, Floor 15
New York, NY 10015
Attn: Cathy Keator

Make your checks payable to: United Scenic Artists Local USA 829 **. Checks received in Local USA 829’s office after July 15, 2016, may not have access to their account by September 1, 2016.  Accounts will become active within 10 business days of receipt of the enrollment forms/check from the local union by the IATSE office in NY.

In the MEMO line of your check please write:
LYNDA 2016-2017

If you have any questions, please contact
Financial Secretary Cathy Santucci-Keator at: 212-581-0300

** Also please provide the e-mail address you wish to use for your registration. Once your information is forwarded to the International you will be contacted via e-mail directly by to set up your account. Make sure you have in your e-mail contacts or approved senders list.

New Website Login for Members, October 4, 2010.

Welcome to the new USA 829 website!

Members: Your log-in data has changed. To log in as a member, you must use the following data:

Username = Your valid e-mail address, as found in the USA 829 member database.
     Contact any USA 829 office immediately to register your e-mail address if they don't already have it. Without that, you cannot log in to this website! Please don't assume that the union has the correct address for you: call them and verify it now.

Password = Your CAPITALIZED First Name InitialCAPITALIZED Last Name Initial +
     last 4 digits of Social Security #.
     Example: the Password for John Doe with SS# of 123-45-6789 would be JD6789.
     The Password is always case-sensitive, so JD6789 will work, while jd6789 or Jd6789 or jD6789 will not.

NOTE: Foreign members have been assigned a Password that uses their initials with their member number instead of the last four numbers of the SS#.