Friday, May 6, 2022

Ground Rows and Small Flats

Ground rows and small flats are a great way to add depth to your set if you are on a budget. Here are some examples from a recent show that I worked on:

This small house flat added another layer to the set with very little effort.

This headstone is a wood ground row that was painted to look like stone.

This bush was especially fun to build. I drilled holes through the wood and added silk flowers that the actors could pick on stage.

Practical Sound Effects

There are lots of inexpensive ways to add sound effects to your show using practical devices. Here are some websites with instructions to build everything from crash boxes to wind machines: