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What’s Cookin’?

One lucky webinar attendee will win a copy of Guest Presenter Karestin Harrison’s book: The Fake Food Cookbook: Foods You Can’t Eat for Theatre, Film and TV!

During our hour long webinar, Karestin will talk us through how to use various materials to create fake food that looks so good it’ll make you hungry. She’ll share materials and resources with us, sharing with us different craft mediums that can be found at the local craft store as well as higher end products that can be ordered from ROSCO.

When: Sunday, September 19th at 8pm EST

Where: From the comfort of your home!

REGISTER here: https://bit.ly/WhatsCookinReg

We are once again requesting pay-what-you-can donations to support this S*P*A*Minar programming. All money collected will be used to offset webinar operation costs with additional funds going to our annual grant program for early career prop people. Suggested donation amount is $3.

Donations can be made via PayPal Money Pool here: https://bit.ly/SPAMinarMoneyPool

Registration will remain open until 6pm EST on September 19th and a link to the Zoom S*P*A*Minar session will be sent out to all registered attendees 1 hour before the start of the webinar.

All S*P*A*Minars will be recorded, and the video will be shared on YouTube the week following the event.

Flyer about the event described on this page

Tufting, Tacking, and Trim

Remember all those times you’ve had a big upholstery project coming up for a show and you just didn’t know quite where to start? We’ve definitely all been there a time or two.

Well we have some great news for you! Because this month S*P*A*M Member Jessica Rosenlieb will join our S*P*A*Minar team to share some great tips and tricks for theatrical upholstery. We’ll take a look at tools of the trade, materials, resources, and the process to tackle your big upholstery projects. This webinar will cover upholstery basics as well as a few advanced techniques will give us some ways to save time and money.

When: Sunday, August 15th at 8pm EST

Where: From the comfort of your home!

REGISTER here: https://bit.ly/TuftingREG

We are once again requesting pay-what-you-can donations to support this S*P*A*Minar programming. All money collected will be used to offset webinar operation costs with additional funds going to our annual grant program for early career prop people. Suggested donation amount is $3.

Donations can be made via PayPal Money Pool here: https://bit.ly/SPAMinarMoneyPool

Registration will remain open until 6pm EST on August 15th and a link to the Zoom S*P*A*Minar session will be sent out to all registered attendees 1 hour before the start of the webinar.

All S*P*A*Minars will be recorded, and the video will be shared to the S*P*A*M YouTube channel the week following the event.

Flyer with the same information as in the post

Making Your Paper Props Shine

Have you ever struggled with making your paper props authentic? We all know that they can be an overwhelming and intimidating part of the prop master’s job.

Well good news! This month S*P*A*M Member Natalie Kearns joins our S*P*A*Minar team to take a look at the variety of paper props that may come up and will introduce some tips and tricks to give your props an authentic look while still meeting the demands of stage use. While this presentation will be geared to early-career artisans, freelancers with tight budgets, and those still learning the world of props, there will hopefully be some new tips and tricks for everyone who is interested in learning more about the wide world of paper props! So join us and register now!

When: Sunday, July 18th at 8pm EST
Where: From the comfort of your home!
REGISTER here!

We are once again requesting pay-what-you-can donations to support this S*P*A*Minar programming. All money collected will be used to offset webinar operation costs with additional funds going to our annual grant program for early career prop people. Suggested donation amount is $3.

Donations can be made via PayPal Money Pool here.

Registration will remain open until 6pm EST on June 20th and a link to the Zoom S*P*A*Minar session will be sent out to all registered attendees 1 hour before the start of the webinar.

All S*P*A*Minars will be recorded, and the video will be shared on the S*P*A*M YouTube page the week following the event. Videos for all previous S*P*A*Minars can be viewed there as well.

Flier for event with the same text as in the post.

Is This a Dagger I See Before Me?

In this Month’s S*P*A*Minar, Thomas Fiocchi, resident Props Technologist at Ohio University and creator at Fiocchi Swords will give us an introduction on how to make stage safe combat weapons in our prop shops. I know we say this a lot, but you really don’t want to miss this one!

When: Sunday, June 20th at 8pm EST

Where: From the comfort of your home!

REGISTER here.

We are once again requesting pay-what-you-can donations to support this S*P*A*Minar programming. All money collected will be used to offset webinar operation costs with additional funds going to our annual grant program for early career prop people. Suggested donation amount is $3.

Donations can be made via PayPal Money Pool here.

Registration will remain open until 6pm EST on June 20th and a link to the Zoom S*P*A*Minar session will be sent out to all registered attendees 1 hour before the start of the webinar.

All S*P*A*Minars will be recorded, and the video will be posted to the S*P*A*M YouTube page the week following the event. You can also view all the previous S*P*A*Minars there for free.

Flyer for "Is this a dagger I see before me?" Text reads: A Spaminar introduction on how to build safe stage combat weapons in your prop shop with Thomas Fiocchi of Ohio University. Register for the webinar now! Sunday, June 20th, 8pm EST.