Tag: Backstage

Season: 2013
Making a Scene: Forest Moss and a Giant Stump

May 21st, 2013

scenic artist
Sandy and the team are working steadily to complete the sets and props for the outdoor Elizabethan shows. In this 12th installment, she describes the sculpting, draping and painting process to build a giant stump.
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Season: 2013
Makin' a Scene: Creating and Aging Headstones

May 8th, 2013

headstone work
In this installment, Sandy shares the process for creating and aging headstones for CYMBELINE...and the secrets to super realism.
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Season: 2013
Makin' a Scene: Staining Techniques

Apr 26th, 2013

stained furniture
Continuing their work on the STREETCAR set, the scenic artists are using stains, glazes and paints to create just the right wood finish on the furniture.
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Season: 2013
Makin' a Scene: Growing a Forest

Apr 26th, 2013

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In this 10th article in her series, Sandy Phillips explains the detailed layering that must occur to create a living forest on the Elizabethan Stage.
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Season: 2013
Makin' a Scene: Window into Streetcar

Mar 25th, 2013

projection image
Now working on A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, the scenic artists are creating a giant ornate window.
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