Local USA 829 IATSE, is a Labor Union and Professional Association of Designers, Artists and Craftspeople. The Members of Local USA 829 are Artists and Designers working in Film, Theatre, Opera, Ballet, Television, Industrial Shows, Commercials and Exhibitions. The current Active Membership Totals over 3,300. Local USA 829 currently has many collective bargaining agreements which cover employment of Designers and Scenic Artists.
- National: League of Resident Theatres (LORT) - Eastern Region: Broadway, Opera, Ballet, ABC, CBS, NBC; Scenic Suppliers in New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Florida; Motion Pictures in New York, New England and Philadelphia; Commercials. - Central Region: Scenic Suppliers and theatre and opera Scenic Shops in Chicago & St. Louis; The Court & Victory Gardens Theatres, Chicago Opera Theatre, St. Louis MUNY, CBS, NBC. - Western Region: The Ahmanson Theatre and the Los Angeles Opera; The Marin Theatre Company, The Foothills Theatre and The Magic Theatre in the San Francisco Bay area; Seattle Children's Theatre.