In this instalment of Ask MTC, Senior Production Technician Allan Hirons answers Simon’s question about prop guns and onstage SFX.
This week, Props Buyer Jess Maguire answers a question submitted by Lee, who wants to know what happens to our props and sets after a show is finished – do we re-use them? If so, how often and how do we re-purpose them?
Explore MTC HQ in our virtual tour, and find these props hiding in the Small Props Store.
Watch Anna Cordingley's design presentation for the 2019 MTC production of Storm Boy and learn more about the props.
How did designer Alicia Clements — with a dedicated team of contracted and permanent MTC staff — build two life-size vans for the stage?
The Props team create a treasured family heirloom that smashes spectacularly on stage.
Explore how a plywood and pine replica cabinet was transformed into a mahogany and marble masterpiece.
Meet Colin and Geoff in our Props department.
Learn more to create 'fake snags on a barbecue', just like our Props team did for Australia Day.