Leah is a professional prop maker based in Glasgow, Scotland. With a background in civil engineering, in 2014 she decided to change career and studied prop making at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. There, she worked on a variety of shows and film projects in order to grow her portfolio. Her experience includes prop making, life-casting and prosthetics, standby props and CAD.
You can download Leah’s CV here
Leah Kurzepa – Prop Maker CV
Giraffe puppet made for the West End Parade 2017. 3.5m tall, it was used for the parade and then bought by the National Puppetry Archive for the animal puppetry exhibition. Designed and made by Leah Kurzepa. Photo by C. Watts.
Leah and her creation a gorilla costume for the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland production Cabaret 2016. Designed by Kenneth Macleod. Photo by Dorota Majzer.
Dragon head wall mounts made for an Escape Room experience in Edinburgh. Photo by L. Kurzepa.