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The Theatre Production Arts Certificate 2024 is here!

August 26-30, 2024 (9am-5pm) Instructor: Michelle Jamieson

Expand on the creative process of prop building during this intensive, one-week course. Experiment with carving a sculpture, multi-part mold making, and the art of breakaway props. As well as a ton of finishing techniques to take your props to the next level!


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Pay a deposit of $200.00 per item

Course Description

Practice and expand on the following Prop building skills:

  • Learn from daily demonstrations using different materials and techniques;
  • Create a medium sized sculpture, learning to carve foam while creating effective and safe armatures;
  • Discover multiple finishing techniques to create a smooth surface on sculpture;
  • Explore multi part mold making using different materials and techniques;
  • Learn about plastic resins for casting;
  • Discover the art of the Breakaway prop using multiple different techniques.
  • Train in the safe and effective use of power tools and equipment;
  • Learn to create props in an efficient and cost-effective manner; and 
  • Create a number of props that are yours to keep at the end of the course.

Check out our other prop making classes:

Setting-the-Scene Props & Scenic Art

Prop Making


The low student-to-teacher ratio in each course ensures instruction is geared to the participant’s skill level and experience. Please indicate your related experience when you register.

Registration fee includes materials.

Classes run Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

1 in stock

Pay a deposit of $200.00 per item

Other Information

Course Location

163 King Street
Stratford N5A 4S2

Certificate Eligible

This course can  be taken as part of the Theatre Production Arts Certificate. (Learn more about it here.)

Tuition Assistance

Learn more about our tuition assistance options here.

COVID Protocols & Cancellation Policy

Read our COVID student protocols and Cancellation Policy here.

More Information

For more information about this course, contact Susan Starkweather, Program Advisor, at