Prominent Props Master, Jay Duckworth, discusses what backstage safety may look like post-pandemic. It is obvious that crew members and actors are in close quarters backstage, so what steps can theatres make to ensure the safety of all involved? Duckworth looks into the ideas of:
- Planning Ahead
- Laminating pre-check lists for easy disinfecting
- Prop Sanitation
- Handing-off props
- Stocking Up
- PPE & Sanitation supplies
What additional efforts can we make to better prepare once theatre re-opens?