Jay Duckworth is the founder of The Prop Summit, a yearly meeting of Broadway, off-Broadway, LORT theaters and Academic prop professionals and students. Jay has been a keynote speaker for The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival & The United States Institute of Theater Technology. Jay has headed Master classes in Properties at numerous Universities.
The roll call of shows he has created original work for starts in remastered Classic Greek Theater, re-imagined Shakespeare plays, musicals (including Hamilton), stark Brechtian shows and continues with contemporary and ink wet works at his decade-long residency at The Public Theater in New York City.
Jay boasts over 20 years’ experience in LORT & off-Broadway theater, fast-paced summer stocks, independent films, TV and music videos. Over 50 off-Broadway shows credit his name as a Props Master and Props Designer.