Theatre Portfolio

Theatre Portfolio – Selected Works

Please click on any project to learn more about the materials, concept, and process. Or to see more of Nova’s work please browse by show, browse by type, or view the list of items. You can also view my method of organization to see how I make all of this happen.

Sparking Electric Shock Device

Cambodian Rock BandĀ | Victory Gardens Theater | April 2019 Functional Sparking “Torture” Device How I Made It:        

Grandfather Clock with Sugar Glass Pane

Dutch MastersĀ | Jackalope Theatre Company | March 2019 Grandfather Clock Construction (Made mostly from scrap wood) Glass Pane To see more about the set dressing, props, and fight scene click here.

Rapier Repair and Re-Gripping

Freelance for The Mis-Adventurers | Summer 2018   The original parts of this rapier were glued together to hold them in place, but after use everything was wobbling. Repaired Quillon Block to hold blade in place without any wobbling. New Grip to prevent spinning with leather and wire wrap. Back to the Mis-Adventurer to continue… Continue Reading →


Othello | Montana Shakespeare in the Parks | Summer 2018 Removable Lanterns Materials: 1/2″ Plywood, Aluminum Flat Bar, Screws, Wood Glue, Camp Lanterns, Magnetic Tap, Theatrical Lighting Gel (Diffusion and Amber), Acrylic Paint, Lacquer Permanent Lanterns

Stephen Hawking Bust

Love’s Labour’s Lost | Montana Shakespeare in the Parks | Summer 2018 Materials: Spray Foam, Easy Flo 120 Plastic Resin, Acrylic Paint, Velcro, 1/4″ Plywood, Foamboard

Warwick Inn Bakery

The Bakery of one Dennis Plimswood, the Baker of Warwickshire.

Tiny Ship

A Tiny Ship sails through Shakespeare’s The Tempest.

The Roasted Piglet

Fake Roasted Pig Centerpiece

Death Versus Edgar Allan Poe

Death challenges Edgar Allan Poe to a game of chess.

The Remaining Digit of Thorndike Draper

The widow, Rose Draper, holds the remaining digit of her dear departed husband, Thorndike Draper.

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