This week, Eric finds out Ashley just saw the original Star Wars for the very first time. They talk about some of the great props to come out of that franchise.
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…
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…
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.
Ashley and Eric talk about the wonders of Dragon Skin, used to make everything from hams, to feet, to chickens, to ears.
We continue our conversation with Natalie Taylor Hart, and learn how she built an automated African art piece for Zach Braff and studied leather mask making in Italy.
This week we talk about the collaboration between scenic designer and props with Natalie Taylor Hart, who has worked as both in New York City, Santa Fe, and North Carolina.
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.
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.
“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…