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USITT Forum@Four Webinar | Props for the Non-Prop Person

Stage Directions • Industry News • June 30, 2020

Who has two thumbs and likes props? This guy! Proptologist Jay Duckworth conducting the USITT Prop Lab at USITT 2018

Proptologist Jay Duckworth offers insight of what prop artisans do and the scope of what goes into all that they cover, whether it be for film, video, or stage. This USITT Forum@Four Webinar is a great introduction for people who are new to props or those who are props curious. This webinar will take place on Wednesday, July 1st at 4:00 p.m. EDT. This webinar is Free for USITT members and $10 for non-members.

Jay Duckworth boasts over 20 years’ experience in LORT & Off-Broadways theatre, independent films, TV, and music videos. Over 65 Off-Broadway shows credit his name as a Props Master and/or Props Designer. The roll call of shows for which he has created original work, starts in Classic Greek Theater, re-imagined Shakespearean plays as well as being part of the artistic team that created musicals including Hamilton, Fun Home, Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson and the highly controversial Julius Caesar at Shakespeare in the Park 2017, during his decade residency at The Public Theater. As well as being a writer for Stage Directions magazine, he teaches Properties and the Philosophy of Aesthetics at Pace University. He has been the Keynote Speaker for The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and the United States Institute of Theater Technology, as well as curating USITT’s very first Prop Lab in 2018

July 1, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. EDT

FREE for USITT members; $10 for non-members

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