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Backstage Video: Upholstery How-To from Alliance Theatre’s Properties Department

Stage Directions • Theatre Buzz • March 28, 2020

Here’s a great how-to video from the Properties Department of The Alliance Theatre, who are making tutorial videos on the vast world of theatrical props. In this first installment, Episode One, Properties Manager/Master, Suzanne Cooper Morris takes you through how to reupholster an ottoman. It’s a great video to use with your classes as we all have to teach online during the COVID-19 shutdown. (Just don’t try this at home on your mom’s favorite couch!

Credits for creating this video go to Bruce Butkovich, Properties ArtisanĀ for editing the video; Kathryn Muse, Properties Artisan for the video capture; and Kim Townsend, Properties Artisan / Buyer for content creation and IT support.

Also, during the COVID-19 shutdown, the craftspeople in the Alliance Theatre’s Costume Shop are cranking out over 200 surgical masks per day for Emory Healthcare’s use in protecting health care workers!

 

 

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