Rae Stephens

Rae Stephens

Thursday, 26 January 2017 08:42

Puppet Designer

Puppet Designer Emily DeCola ,of The Puppet Kitchen has been designing and building puppets in New York for 7 years. She explains the wide scope of creating characters, sculpting puppets from a variety of materials, and both the possibilities and limitations in performing using puppets. She shares how her puppeteering career began and has led to partnering with Michael Schupbach and Eric Wright at their own puppetry studio. DeCola shows how the puppets were developed and designed for John Tartaglia's "ImaginOcean."
Monday, 23 January 2017 15:00

Crew Call: Monte C. Haught

Emmy-winning hair stylist Monte Haught talks wigs, hair, and the demanding schedule of a period horror series. Check out what the Hair Truck looks like;
Monday, 23 January 2017 13:52

tapestry wash at Hampton Court Palace

See through the eyes of the textile conservators as they wash the 17th century Mortlake tapestry ‘February’ in a wash bath built specifically for our largest tapestries at Hampton Court Palace. The tapestries are cleaned using de-ionised (soft) water and a special detergent mixture. Now, that's some hand-washing tub ...
Monday, 23 January 2017 13:34

The Red Barn: Behind The Scene Changes

What's it like to work on a stage crew behind the scenes, during a show?
Monday, 23 January 2017 13:08

Comparing Rit Dye & Dylon Dye

Let's compare and contrast Rit liquid dye and Dylon fiber reactive dye.
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The Costumer's Notebook,

The book The Costumer's Notebook is a 295 page comprehensive handbook for Costumers for stage and film including a full Glossary of stage and film industry terms. Sections include methods and tricks for laundry, dyeing, breakdown, Dresser guidelines and protocols for Stage or Film and various size charts for men and women from shoes to gloves. Other Sections include diagrams showing How to Iron A Shirt, How to Tie a Tie and How to Tie a Bow Tie. Costume fittings, costume lay out and costume storage are also discussed.