Sam Mackie

Prop Making

Student Information


Sam Mackie is a UK based Prop Maker in their final year at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. They have been involved in theatre from a young age with their local youth theatre before discovering the joys of working backstage. They have a passion for all things Theatre and TV and just love to be making Props and working in Production Management.


  • Mould Making
  • Sculpting
  • Casting
  • Prosthetics
  • Silicone Work
  • Leatherwork
  • Paint Effects
  • Sign Painting
  • Polystyrene Carving
  • Organisation Skills
  • Team Work
  • Time Management
  • Communication
  • Resin Work
  • Latex Work 
  • Plaster Work
  • Upholstery/Fabric Work 
  • Fibreglass Moulds
  • Technical Drawing 
  • Puppet Making (including stop motion)
  • Paper Props
  • Photo Shop 
  • Vector Works
  • Stage Management 
  • 3D Printing 
  • Basic Qlab Skills

Work Experience:

RCS Experience

Props Lead, Children of Eden

Prop Maker, Russian Double Bill (Opera)

Prop Maker, L’Etoile 

Prop Maker, Merrily We Roll Along

Prop Maker, A Very Expensive Poison

Assistant Lead, Faustus: That Damned Woman


Other Work Experience

Prop Maker, Propworks, Apr 2023

Assistant Stage Manager, Jack and the Beanstalk (Tom Rolfe), Dec 2022

Shadowing, The Play That Goes Wrong (Mischief Comedy), Nov 2022

Assistant Stage Manager, Die Meistersiner Von Nürnberg, Aug 2019


Faustus: That Damned Woman (Assistant Lead)

Sweeney Todd (Prop Maker)

Hänsel und Gretel (Prop Maker)

Personal Project