Summary

I am a freelance hand and technician working out of the Houston area, but I will travel. I have experience in set dressing, prop building and acquisition, scenic painting and stage management. Go to abigailkehr.com to see a portfolio of some of my work.

Credits

10/14 – Current

Propmaker (Guest Properties Designer) – A.D. Players

Details
10/14 – Current

I am guest designing (building and acquiring) properties for their 2014-15 productions of Mass Appeal, Wedding Belles, and The Miracle Worker.

1/15 – 2/15

Scenic Artist Frau Margot and Elixir of Love

Live / Special Event (TV) — University of Houston (Moores Opera House)
1/15 – 2/15
11/14 – 11/14

Set Dresser Branded Content Interviews

Corporate — REP Interactive Details
11/14 – 11/14

Shop for furnishings for a doctor's personal office style room, arrange furnishings and miscellaneous set dressings, then returns after the shoot.

10/14 – 10/14

Scenic Artist Tales of Hoffman

Live / Special Event (TV) — University of Houston (Moores Opera House) Details
10/14 – 10/14

Did flat coats, detail, touch up and wood grain on set pieces.

9/14 – 9/14

Set Dresser (Over hire for soft goods) Dracula

Live / Special Event (TV) — Alley Theatre Details
9/14 – 9/14

I was brought in as an over hire hand and was placed in charge of working with the set designer to get the two-story draperies and curtains to look the way he wanted. (This involved sewing on a ladder and convincing fabric to defy gravity.)

6/14 – 8/14

Propmaker (Assistant) – Tibbits Opera House

Details
6/14 – 8/14

Designed and made props for all of their summer children's shows and assisted with these duties on their main stage. I also was on run/fly crew for one of the shows.

5/13 – 8/13

Propmaker (Properties Designer) Anne of Avonlea

Live / Special Event (TV) — A.D. Players Details
5/13 – 8/13

Designed, researched, acquired and built props for Anne of Avonlea.

8/05 – 5/09

Student Properties Manager and Craftsperson Texas Christian University Theatre

Details
8/05 – 5/09

Responsibilities included designing and building props, organizing, training and managing properties crews, purchasing properties and supplies for the studio, researching, attending production meetings and technical rehearsals, creating a photographic catalog of the TCU properties studio stock.

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Education

Class of '09

Texas Christian University

BFA Technical Theatre Production

My Gear

  • car
  • Dremmel
  • Drill
  • Hand and Upholstery Sewing Kit
  • Hand Tools Kit
  • Laptop
  • Sewing Machine

Skills

  • basic carpentry
  • basic sewing (hand and machine)
  • basic welding
  • organization
  • scenic painting
  • Search for me on facebook to find a portfolio of my work.
  • upholstery
  • written and spoken communication