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SUGGESTIONS FOR PORTFOLIO PREPARATION

Here are some examples of content that could be placed within a theatre portfolio. We encourage you to take a look to see potential content you could add to your portfolio…

  • Sets
    • concept statement/research
    • design sketches
    • finished design renderings (color copies are okay)
    • photographs of set models
    • working drawings
    • scene shift plots
    • photographs of set building/painting/decorating process
    • photographs of the finished set
    • photographs of details of the finished set (stairway, arch, etc.)
    • copy of program
  • Properties
    • concept statement/research
    • design sketches
    • properties plot
    • shopping lists
    • photographs of props building process
    • photographs of the finished props
    • photographs of props on set and/or being used by actors
    • copy of program
  • Costumes
    • concept statement/research
    • design sketches
    • finished design renderings with fabric swatches (color copies are okay)
    • shopping list/pull-from-stock list/rental list
    • costume plots/dressing lists/quick-change plots
    • photographs of costume building process
    • photographs of the finished costumes
    • photographs of details of the finished costumes
    • copy of program
  • Makeup & Hair
    • concept statement/research
    • sketches
    • supply list
    • photographs of makeup/hair in process
    • photographs of actors in makeup/hair
    • copy of program
  • Lighting
    • concept statement/research
    • lighting hang plot
    • lighting cue sheet
    • photographs of lighting preparation (hanging, focusing, etc.)
    • photographs of finished production, which show off lighting effects
    • copy of program
  • Sound
    • concept statement/research
    • sound plot/cue sheet
    • file or CD of sound cues
    • copy of program
  • Stage

    copy of prompt script or a section thereof

  • Management
    • checklists
    • rehearsal reports
    • production meeting notes
    • cue sheets
    • copy of program
  • Publicity
    • sketches of artwork
    • rough drafts of program
    • rough drafts of poster/flyer
    • copy of program
    • copy of poster/flyer