Curve is a spectacular state-of-the-art theatre based in the heart of Leicester’s vibrant Cultural Quarter. Almost one million people a year engage with Curve through performances and projects at our home in Leicester, across the UK and internationally. Planned the required props and set, working closely with production designers, set designers, set builders, wardrobe/costume staff and model makers. Creating realistic looking props from rough sketches with a high level of attention to detail. Worked with a variety of materials such as metal, latex, fiberglass, wood or fabric. Using a wide range of skills including carpentry, sculpting, casting, sewing, painting and welding. Carrying out historical and cultural research to make authentic-looking items. Experimenting with different materials and methods to create effects for props, for example ageing by using hand and power tools. Research into products which are simpler and cost effective to hire or buy.