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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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30 Women in Props with Merrianne

We continue our talk with Merrianne Nedreberg, props director at Center Theatre Group. Our conversation delves into what it is like working as a woman in props and how the field benefits from greater equity... Read More
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29 Merrianne Nedreberg, Center Theatre Group

Merrianne is the Properties Director at Center Theatre Group, one of Los Angeles’ largest non-profit theaters. We talk about how she got there and what it’s like doing theater in a film town. Read More
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27 Jay Duckworth and the Secrets of Props

Jay Duckworth is props master at the Public Theater responsible for propping shows such as Hamilton, Latin History for Morons, and many more. In this episode, he gives us the one secret on how to be a... Read More
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26 Fake Swords and Blank Guns

Props people often deal with weapons on stage, like swords, knives, and guns. Ashley and Eric talk through some safety issues with each and share their experiences with violence in the theater. Read More
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24 Your Prop Resume

What does a resume look like for a props person? Ashley and Eric discuss the dos and don’ts of good resumes and cover letters when searching for a job in props. Read More

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