Property Coordinator

Provide stage properties for theatrical productions.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Property Coordinators do?

Provides stage properties for theatrical production: Purchases or rents properties from merchants and museums or obtains properties from theater or warehouse. Arranges with PROP MAKER for construction of period furniture and properties. Arranges properties on stage for each scene. Clears or directs clearing of properties from stage at conclusion of each scene. Performs minor repairs on props, using handtools. Cleans props or sends to property shop for maintenance. Keeps record of purchases and submits bill and purchase order to designated authority. When accompanying show on tour, packs and unpacks properties. May arrange for transportation of properties.

Should I be a Property Coordinator?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • How to become a Property Coordinator

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