Theatre Properties: How to think like a prop builder

Theatre props are more than just a list. They are an opportunity to create objects that support the story being told on stage. This workshop discusses how to create successful props that are integrated into the production process, so they can be appreciated by everyone who uses them and builds them. Heather will share some fun hands on exercises that you can bring back to your classroom to help guide the prop builder through the process of information gathering, material selection, and building methods, through creative inquiry and problem solving techniques. 

To Bring/Important Notes

In the spirit of prop building, anything you bring can and will be useful, but scissors, pens, and masking tape would be recommended. 

Sessions

Friday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Presenter

  • Heather Kent

    Heather Kent is a theatre artist and educator with over twenty years experience in some of Canada’s we’ll know theatre schools and art institutions; Humber College, Sheridan College, Douglas College, The Banff Centre and Theatre Calgary, to name a few. She had a masters in art education specializing in curriculum design. She is always eager to share her knowledge for creating positive collaborative creative projects and educational environments. 

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