Office Hours by Norm Foster

Another theatre set down! It was a pleasure to design this set for Toronto’s East Side Players.  Some highlights of the experience were learning to paint a faux concrete floor, creating stained glass effect windows and being able to use the real brick wall of the beautiful Papermill Theatre. Encore un décor! C’était un plaisir de travailler avec East Side Players, de Toronto, sur cette … Continue reading Office Hours by Norm Foster

Winter! L’hiver!

At last I’ve been initiated into “real” Canadian winter shooting conditions. I was props assistant on a crime reenactment drama, shooting outdoors at -20 degrees Celsius. I particularly enjoyed the alcohol-free beer that froze before I could pour it. J’ai été enfin initié à la “vrai” experience du tournage Canadien. J’étais adjointe à l’accessoiriste pour une émission qui montre les reconstitutions des crimes. Nous avons tourné en plein … Continue reading Winter! L’hiver!

Accumulated Heartbreak Disorder

Undoubtedly the theatrical highlight of my 2016, Accumulated Heartbreak Disorder is a gem of a play written by Phoebe Leonard. It debuted in New York in April with my first realised stage set design. Sans aucun doute le grand moment théâtral de 2016 pour moi, Accumulated Heartbreak Disorder est une pièce de Phoebe Leonard. Elle a fait ses débuts en New York en avril et était l’occasion … Continue reading Accumulated Heartbreak Disorder

Making

My grandmother once said that every morning she thought “what shall I make today?” She was a very sane person. This is what I  made today. They’re footstools for a production of Joyful Noise at the Papermill Theatre in Toronto. I won’t be the one to add upholstery and gold leaf, but I’ll try to get a picture of them in their finished state in a couple … Continue reading Making