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From Film to Theater – Found Fringe Style!

Found Theater Company often uses salvaged, reclaimed, and reused materials to make the sets and props of their productions, photo shoots, and video trailers. Not only is the reuse of material more economical for a smaller company, but it’s also way better for the environment than buying new. In fact, they’ve been using materials from The Resource Exchange for so many years, that we featured the ensemble of theatre makers as our reCreate Artists of August 2015! You can see how they used materials in productions from 2013-now on their Featured Artist Page on our website. And now Found is … Continue reading

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HOLDEN + The Resource Exchange

  We’re glad that we were able to supply reused building materials for an exciting new production that’s playing in Philadelphia this October. The crew from George & Co. came into The Resource Exchange to find some reclaimed materials to support their production, HOLDEN, which is playing at FringeArts October 8th-17th. The team was able to use a lot of building supplies that we salvaged from the strikes other local artistic productions. HOLDEN uses plywood and 2x4s that The Resource Exchange saved from the set of a major motion picture that was shot recently in Philadelphia. The design crew also used salvaged theatre … Continue reading

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New Hope Academy + The Resource Exchange

  New Hope Academy’s David Boyd comes into The Resource Exchange before beginning to build every student play. He looks for reused and reclaimed options for lumber and other building materials, and often brings his students along as a way to teach them about building and creative reuse. David’s visited the re for NHA’s last 4 shows: Fiddler on the Roof, Cheaper by the Dozen, Hairspray, and 12 Angry Jurors. Most recently David came in with some students to get ideas for the set of The Sound of Music. David figured out a way to use theatrical flats and a lot … Continue reading

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