The Magical Gift Of Nutcracker Scenery

Every December, ballet schools all around the world prepare for their productions of The Nutcracker. This particular production often calls for one specific scenic element – a growing Christmas tree....

Jenny Knott December 22, 2016 Questions?

Pro-Tips & Recipes For Mixing Off-White Paint Tones

  Guest Author: Angelique Powers A Founding Member of The Guild of Scenic Artists, Angelique Powers has an MFA in Scenic Art Design from the California Institute of the Arts and has been...

Angelique Powers December 16, 2016 Questions?

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas With Rosco Scenic Products!

Every year on the 3rd Sunday of November, people line the streets of downtown Toronto in anticipation for what is known as the longest-running Santa Claus Parade in the world. 112 years to be exact....

Chanda Goldsworthy December 01, 2016 Questions?

Recipes For Creating Delectable (Fake) Food

Sometimes a production needs food on the table. Not necessarily edible food – just prop food to fill the space and make the audience aware that the characters are about to partake in a meal. Whether...

Jenny Knott November 23, 2016 Questions?

Nike Electrifies Their Brand With Rosco Paint

I recently received an email from a gentleman named Thad Gessel at Derse, a marketing agency that handles the retail design and displays of Nike Stores across the United States. The email informed me...

Jenny Knott November 18, 2016 Questions?

Off Broadway Electrifies Greased Lightning

Our Scenic Resource Gallery is a wonderful source of stories and examples of how users from all around the world use Rosco scenic products. Below is one of the stories we found in the gallery to...

Chanda Goldsworthy November 07, 2016 Questions?

Tough Prime Black The Perfect Choice For Stage Floors

Matthew Timoszyk, the Technical Supervisor of the Historic Oroville State Theatre in Oroville, CA, recently tagged us in some photos on Facebook that showed how he prepped his stage deck for the...

Joel Svendsen November 01, 2016 Questions?

Reflecting The Geometry of Music

The concert entitled The Geometry of Music: Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter was a part of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Intersections Series. Krista Blake was the curator of the series and described...

Chanda Goldsworthy September 22, 2016 Questions?

Prime and Smooth Props and Costumes with FlexBond

Have you ever heard of Worbla? Originally created for the popular world of Cosplay, Worbla is a range of innovative, non-toxic thermoplastics that any prop or costume artisan can use to create armor,...

Chanda Goldsworthy September 08, 2016 Questions?

Manufacturing Ramshackle and Distressing "Fences"

In this story, which was originally published in Stage Directions Magazine, Lydia Lopez, a scenic intern at Arizona Theatre Company, explains how she and the other ATC scenic artists used Rosco Off...

Joel Svendsen August 26, 2016 Questions?