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Archive for the ‘Set Construction’ Category

Steel Magnolias Set Build

Monday, February 17th, 2014

The set build for Steel Magnolias will begin this Saturday, Feb 22 at 9am. Please come out and join the fun! Lunch will be provided.
Any questions, please call Mike Boyna, Production Manager at 630.470.1086

“Full Circle” Set Work Photos by Steven Merkel

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
First day of set work for "Full Circle". One has to make a mess in order to create, right?

First day of set work for “Full Circle”. One has to make a mess in order to create, right?

"Does this look level?" Pat Daly and Alan Bolds work on the "Full Circle" set.

“Does this look level?” Pat Daly and Alan Bolds work on the “Full Circle” set.

Scenic Artist R.J. Ogren creates another magnificent mural.

Scenic Artist R.J. Ogren creates another magnificent mural.

 

Director Sean Ogren (left) and Master Carpenter Ben Aylesworth at "Full Circle" set construction. Just a guess: Whatever the question was, the answer appears to be "No".

Director Sean Ogren (left) and Master Carpenter Ben Aylesworth at “Full Circle” set construction. Just a guess: Whatever the question was, the answer appears to be “No”.

 

The highly technical  "ponder and laugh" portion of the day.

The highly technical
“ponder and laugh” portion of the day.

“Black Comedy” Set Construction – First Day

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Director Randy Knott’s photo of the Black Comedy set after the first day of construction (February 25). The set construction crew that day was: Ben Aylesworth, Steve Blount, Pat Daly, Don Dumper, Alex Finnis, Randy Knott, Geoffrey Maher, John Murray, Jen Neidl, R.J. Ogren, Sean Ogren, and Bruce Worthel. Rebecca Poole provided what was quite possibly the most important supply of the day – lunch!

Set construction and decoration continues during weekends prior to the show’s March 23 opening.

Twentieth Century: How the Train Works

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Wheaton Drama’s current production, Twentieth Century, is set on a train. At every performance, we hear the audience gasp and applaud when the whole set lurches as the train leaves the station. So how did Doug Buethe and his crew build a moving set? (more…)

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