Amber Convery ‘20, Explores the Theatre Industry

Posted by Rachael Wilbur
Convery has spent her summer as a props intern at the famous Barter Theatre.

As a props intern, she works under the Prop Master and tackles a variety of tasks.  

The Camp Creek, West Virginia native works on smaller projects including hand props, painting, and minor carpentry work. She is also responsible for going through the theatre’s large prop inventory and finding props for new shows.

She chose to take this internship as a way to get her feet wet in the field she wishes to pursue, “The company is like a big family, one that I had already been acquainted with due to the partnership with Emory & Henry College.”

This experience has allowed her to learn skills that will be valuable and helpful with her responsibilities in the E&H Theatre department.

Convery plans on pursuing a MFA in design and production in hopes of becoming a college professor.

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