About Us

Karin Rabe Vance

KARIN RABE VANCE has been with the Alley Theatre as the Properties Master since 2004. In addition to designing the annual production of The Santaland Diaries, she has propped over 130 productions here, including Dracula - the Original Vampire Play, You Can’t Take It With You, Vanya and Sonia, and Masha and Spike, Sherlock Holmes and Adventure of the Suicide Club, November, Red, Noises Off, Peter Pan, Cyrano de Bergerac, 39 Steps, Arsenic and Old Lace, Lieutenant of Inishmore, Treasure Island, Subject to Fits, and The Pillowman. Prior to working at the Alley, she served as the Properties Master for Studio Arena Theatre in Buffalo New York, Merrimack Repertory Theatre in Lowell Massachusetts, and as the Assistant Properties Master at the Santa Fe Opera. She is an active member of both S*P*A*M (The Society of Properties Artisan Managers) and USITT (United States Institute of Theatre Technology). She has a BFA in Theatre Design and Technology from Florida State University.