Kieran McGill

Prop Making

Student Information


With a wide range of skills, Kieran is an adaptive problem solver with a passion for creating props.They have a strong interest in working and learning in many different fields of production in the creative industry.


  • Communication
  • Energetic
  • Self-motivated
  • Empathetic
  • Adaptable
  • Prop sourcing/ buying
  • Wood working
  • Use of both power and hand tools
  • Moulding and casting
  • Fast cast
  • Latex
  • Silicone
  • Polyurethane resin
  • Plaster
  • Alginate
  • Head life casting
  • Fibreglass
  • Fabrication
  • Foam
  • 3D Printing
  • Polystyrene
  • Mask Making
  • Sculpting
  • Painting and finishes
  • Scaling up
  • Prop Design
  • Sewing
  • Metal working
  • Template making
  • Computing Skill
  • Vector works
  • fusion 360
  • Pepakura designer
  • Inkscape
  • Cura 3D slicer
  • Photoshop
  • Upholstery
  • Model Making
  • Basic SFX Make up
  • Full clean UK driving license

Work Experience:

Productions within the RCS :

City of Angels — Prop Maker

Cinderella — Lead Stage Prop Maker

Assassins— Prop Maker

Dead Man Walking  — Prop Maker

Sunday in the Park with George— Lead Prop Maker

Peter Pan — Prop Maker

Breathing House  — Prop Maker

The Angry Brigade — Scenic Painter

Street Scene — Prop Maker

Jungle Book — Prop Maker

Containment (Short Film) —  Prop Maker, Prop Sourcing, Art Department

Little Bit of Earth (Short Film) — Art Director, Prop Maker, Prop Sourcing, Art Department

Legally Blonde the Musical -The Fringe — Prop Maker

Transgressions (Short Film) — Prop Maker, Art Department

Simon Says (Short Film) — Prop Maker


Other work:

Little Shop of Horrors — Scenery Hire Scotland — Prop Maker

Wizard of Oz — Jolly Good Show Productions – head prop maker/ sfx

Time Oot! — Toonspeak Young People’s Theatre — Prop Maker, Stage Crew

Dark Road  (Short Film) — shadow house film productions — Art Department


Work Placement:

Scottish Opera — Prop Maker

Outlander (Season 5) — Prop Maker




Breathing House, Upholstered chaise longue, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 2018

Assassins, Electric chair, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 2019

City of Angels, 1940’s Movie Camera, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 2020

D&D mace

Dead Man Walking, Piano Frontage, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 2019

Bronze head with patina, faux paint finish

The Maltese falcon, Clay sculpture