April 10, 2011

The Miracle of Theatre is Coming to Richmond Hill ... learn about coordinating properties


Peggy Wrightson, who has been involved in community theatre for over 23 years, the last five in York Region, is a seasoned actor. However, she notes in community theatre all club members take on different roles to ensure a production comes to fruition. For Peggy, being properties coordinator is something she enjoys when she is not on stage. She notes that properties are those things that actors use on stage, and it allows the audience to appreciate the character. She notes the challenges one has in creating props that are authentic to the time. She also highlights the importance of the props coordinator to work closely with set decorators and costume designers to ensure a cohesive appears to a show.