Lauren E. Chilton (she/her) is a prop master who has recently relocated to the Pacific Northwest from the East Coast. She originally hails from Virginia where she worked as a prop master in Washington, D.C., on productions for Folger Theatre, Imagination Stage, Synetic Theater, and Forum Theatre, and as a puppetry assistant at Baltimore Center Stage and Adventure Theatre. Most recently she worked as the props/scenic designer on the world premiere of to tell my story: a hamlet fanfic with The Welders 2.0. Lauren has also worked as an artisan for Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Contemporary American Theatre Festival, and Heritage Theatre Festival. Before moving, Lauren completed her MFA in Props Design/Management at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA, and worked as a journeyman in the prop shop at the Santa Fe Opera. She is currently the lead props artisan at Portland Center Stage and excited to work in the larger Portland theatre community.