January 30, 2018 - February 4, 2018
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT 
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Jennifer McClure

David Geffen School of Drama at Yale / Yale Repertory Theatre
Allied Crafts Respondent / Prop Supervisor / Assc. Chair DGSD TD&P Dept
Jennifer McClure is the Associate Chair of Technical Design and Production at David Geffen School of Drama at Yale, Lecturer in Technical Design and Production, and Properties Supervisor for Yale Repertory Theatre. She has worked as Props Manager and Technical Director for Alfred University, Props Manager for Merry-Go-Round Playhouse and New York Stage and Film, toured with Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, and designed sets and props for the Yale Cabaret and New Haven-based A Broken Umbrella Theatre Company. She also works as a freelance properties artisan with noted companies such as The Miami Ballet, Hudson Scenic Studios, Walt Disney World and musician Amanda Palmer; has built custom puppets for The Stringpullers; and custom masks for the Pilobolus dance company. She is the author of Bloody Brilliant: How to Develop, Execute, and Clean Up Blood Effects for Live Performance. As a member of the Society of Props Managers (SPM), she has produced multiple “SPAMinars” (available on YouTube) to bring prop building info to the masses. Mrs. McClure holds a B.F.A. from Alfred University.