We continue our conversation with Eimer to learn all about working in Ireland and how a career in props differs from one in the US. Would you believe that the assistant stage manager takes care…
Eimer Murphy is the props master at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, Ireland, and is actually the only professional with that title in all of Ireland. Photo by Ros Kavanagh.
After Hurricane Harvey put the Alley Theatre’s 83,000 hand props underwater, Karin Rabe joined up with the Texas Heritage Responders to see what could be salvaged.
This week we bring on Karin Rabe to talk about theater in Texas. Karin is the prop master at the Alley Theater and the vice commissioner of props for USITT.
Ashley and Eric talk about picking couches and other furniture, and all the problems that arise.
We are back! With the world grinding to a halt due to COVID-19, we discuss what a props person can do while stuck inside all day.
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.