Extras

In addition to the core pages of our website here are a number of secondary pages of as additional information that has proven useful to my clients.  Some are crucial to the safety of your actors and some are just for good general knowledge.

On the use of prop firearms:

Firing or non-firing, what every actor should know about handling firearms on stage

Care and handling of the sword:

Just some basic points for keeping your sword healthy.

On the use of combat swords:

Swords break with use. Here are some tips to keep damage to both weapon and actor to a minimum.

How heavy is that sword?

Swords break with use. Here are some tips to keep damage to both weapon and actor to a minimum.

The guns for Sondheim’s “Assassins”

A run-down of the guns used by the characters and what we have that you might be able to use.

The props for “Deathtrap”

The list for this show goes on and on. Do you need all of this stuff?.

What about “non-guns”?

You keep hearing about them. What are they?

Stage Slap

And why the the contact face slap should be banned.

What about “cap-guns”?

Some directors insist that they want caps rather than blanks. What’s the difference?