Monthly Archives: February 2011

I fixed a Turkey!

Posted: 27 February, 2011-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Propmaking, Paul Taylor Dance Company-Tags: Props, willkrause, critters

The Paul Taylor Dance Company contacted me to perform repairs on a prop stuffed turkey that was 44 years old! It was first used in a performance of “Orbs” in 1966. 44 is very old for an item made out of latex rubber, and I started my restoration by carefully trimming away all of the […]

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Stork Puppet

Posted: 25 February, 2011-Likes: 0-Comments: 3-Categories: Propmaking, Whitest Kids U'Know-Tags: Props, willkrause, critters

I made this stork puppet for the recent season of Whitest Kids U’Know. It needed to be used as both a sock puppet when the head peeked through a window, and as a full-size flying puppet. The head is removable to serve as a sock puppet, and it fits back onto the body when the […]

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We Built a Mighty Snow Cat!

Posted: 25 February, 2011-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Propmaking, Snow Cat

Katie Akana and Ryan Barger had a backyard filled with snow, so it was decided that we would all stop by on our day off, drink hot cider, and build ourselves a giant cat out of snow. Lizzi Akana, Brandon Cheek, and Lizzi’s friend, who I think is named Nessa were all involved too.  The […]

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