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New Hope Academy + The Resource Exchange

New Hope Academy’s drama program often uses materials found here at The Resource Exchange to build their sets… and they’ve done it once again in their latest production of Up the Down Staircase! In keeping with the spirit of saving materials for creative reuse, program director David Boyd kept some items purchased from The Resource Exchange that he had used to build the sets of previous productions. The faux brick made from recycled cardboard (seen here on the Up the Down Staircase set) was originally purchased for the Academy’s production of 12 Angry Jurors. The set walls were also previously … Continue reading

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The Resource Exchange + Neumann University

In February, The Neumann University Players put on a production of the award winning play, Proof, byDavid Auburn. The simple but effective set included salvaged set  materials that the designers found here at The Resource Exchange. Take a look at these pictures – recognize anything from our store? Ok, let’s try taking a closer look… Hey, that’s our reclaimed faux brick! We have sheets of recycled cardboard brick that we saved from the set of a major motion picture. The designers for the production bought a few sheets here instead of buying it new, and repainted it to match their design. … Continue reading

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The Resource Exchange + FringeArts (Ombelico Mask Ensemble)

Ombelico Mask Ensemble‘s FringeArts piece Flim Flam Phantom Sham is playing this weekend in Liberty Lands Park. Why are we telling you this? Well, because… 1. it’s a super-fun-laugh-out-loud-bring-the-family-and-a-picnic kinda show 2. It’s FREE – that’s right! And during Fringe, we all know how much free theatre is appreciated. 3. And…YOU GUESSED IT! The production uses reclaimed scenic materials from The Resource Exchange! This fun outdoor production with a small scale set uses a bunch of fake foliage that the re team salvaged from the set of a major motion picture. Ombelico was also able to use a piece of … Continue reading

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