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40 Sandy Strawn: The Write Stuff

We conclude our talk with Sandy Strawn, who wrote the first book about professional props management, and is currently writing a book on Paul Owen, the scenic designer at Actors Theatre of Louisville for over... Read More
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39 Sandy Strawn Explains It All

Sandy has worked as a props director since the 1970s at theaters such as Milwaukee Rep, the Actors Theater of Louisville, Utah Shakes, and the Guthrie, and has taught at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee since... Read More
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38 Welcome Back to Season 2

We are back with all new episodes! Ashley and Eric spend this episode catching up with all the cool prop things they have been up to. Read More
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37 The Skin of a Dragon

Ashley and Eric talk about the wonders of Dragon Skin, used to make everything from hams, to feet, to chickens, to ears. Read More
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34 Summer Jobs in Props

Though it’s the middle of winter, it’s already time to start applying for jobs in summer stock, summer festivals, and all the other props positions that happen in the warm months. Read More
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33 Organization and Collaboration in Props

Googles and Doodles abound in this week’s episode, as Ashley and Eric talk about their favorite tools and technology for keeping organized and making sure every last candle makes it to stage. Read More
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32 Faux Show

“Painting wood to look like different wood.” Props relies on faux finishes and paint treatments to mimic a multitude of materials on stage. Ashley and Eric talk about some of their favorite tips and techniques... Read More

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