"The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team."
as a team, we are stronger with our team members, our ASSOCIATES and our peers than WE WOULD BE as individuals.
we will ALWayS choose to work with the proper people, with the right Skills, focus and ATTITUDE, for each job.
we will complete each job with excellence.
we will be agreeable, confident, CREATIVE, and COLLABORATIVE.
We are always open to learning, adapting, adjusting and how to improve.
BRETT COPES- TEAM LEAD/HEAD RIGGER:
Brett has Rigged for stunts, circus and aerial productions, from individual performers and troupes of all sizes in the US and Internationally.
Holding several Rigging related Certifications and Training Certificates. He has rigged for Cirkus Smirkus, the Aerial Acrobatic Arts Festival, Vertigo Flying FX, Dream World Cirque, Aerial Experience, Tall Corn Circus Festival, CAVALIA International Tours, and as Head Rigger of the Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival. Brett has over 10 years as a Rigger with Cirque Du Soliel including the shows: “O” and "IRIS", the new CDS venue LIGHT, and at the BEATLES: LOVE Show.
He was Head Acrobatic/Stunt Performance Rigger of the touring show MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE, which included over 100 flying effects and stunts each show. Acrobatic Rigging Designer and Project Manager for the Helene Fischer tour with 45Degrees/Cirque Du Soleil, SEMMEL Productions.
Brett is Currently the Owner and Head Rigger at THE SPACE in Atlanta, an Aerial and Stunt training studio. As a member of SAG-AFTRA he is a sought after Stunt Rigger and Key Rigger for TV and Film Stunts.
He owns a sweet Kayak and an awesome dog named: BRUCE CAMPBELL WAYNE
BS THEATRE- WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
FALL PROTECTION- COMPETENT PERSON/ COMPETENT INSPECTOR
ROPE ACCESS/RESCUE- SPRAT
SCUBA- PADI RESCUE DIVER
IATSE 33- LOS ANGELES
SAG-AFTRA STUNT RIGGER
MEMBER- AMERICAN CHALLENGE COURSE TECHNOLOGY.
TRAINING- NORTH AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF FLYING DIRECTORS
OSHA- 10 HOUR
AWS- CERTIFIED WELDER
IVES- FORKLIFT AND AERIAL LIFT
AP8 STUNT RIGGING I &II