Furniture

The Way of the World

The Way of the World

Cabinet: Two sided cabinet that was used as both a closet and an entry way onto the playing area of the stage.

The Little King

The Little King

Grand Piano: Constructed using lumber and preexisting legs. The decorative elements used were wood appliques and ethafoam. The painting technique was that of faux wood grain.

Oh, Lady! Lady!!

Oh, Lady! Lady!!

Furniture Repair: When the pieces came to us they were in terrible condition, but with the power of chemical cleaners we brought the wood back to an unmoldy state. We then applied jute, retied the springs, added batting and muslin, and reupholstered and added trim.

Oh, Lady! Lady!!

Oh, Lady! Lady!!

Wooden Screen: Built out of lumber and painted with a faux wood finish.

The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

Lifeguard Stand: The basic structure was built from lumber. The decorative structural pieces were made out of sonotube. Rope and various other elements were added for decoration.

The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

Hot Tub: The hot tub was constructed with lumber and aged and distressed with painting techniques.

Die Fledermaus

Die Fledermaus

Chest of Drawers: The chest of drawers was constructed out of lumber and given a faux wood finish. The pull handles were purchased.

Die Fledermaus

Die Fledermaus

Fainting Couch: The base of the fainting couch was built using lumber and purchased legs. The piece was then cushioned, batted, layered in muslin, and upholstered.

Time and the Conways

Time and the Conways

Pouffe: After research of various pouffes and analysis of the script I decided to design a piece that included elements from various eras of furniture. The show revolves around the concept of time not running in a linear fashion and I wanted the main furniture piece in the show to follow that concept.

Silk Stockings

Silk Stockings

Hotel Desk: The hotel desk was used during all scenes that took place in the hotel. The desk was built specifically for this show.

Silk Stockings

Silk Stockings

Decorative Side Table: This table was used as decoration for hotel room scenes in the show. The piece was built from a vase and table top, attached using adhesive and a wood structure on the inside of the vase. The table was painted to match the decoration of the show.

Silk Stockings

Silk Stockings

Book Stalls: These book stalls were used in multiple scenes of the show. They were covered with both real and fake books.

Lady, Be Good!

Lady, Be Good!

Art Deco Chairs and Couch: These chairs and couch were used at various points throughout the show.

The King and I

The King and I

Chaise: The chaise was used as a sitting place for the king in various scenes.

The King and I

The King and I

Throne: The throne was used in various scenes to denote the throne room and as a physical seat for the king.

Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler

Settee: I designed and built the settee used in the show using various lumber sheets and sticks. The upholstery work was also done by myself with assistance. The legs were purchased.

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