2018 S*P*A*M Edie Whitsett and Jenn Trieloff Memorial Grants

The Society of Properties Artisan Managers is proud to announce the recipients of their fourth annual Edie Whitsett and Jen Trieloff Memorial Grants. 

Congratulations to Danielle Wermedal, winner of the Jenn Trieloff Grant and Kayla Carroll, winner of the Edie Whitsett Grant.


Danielle Wermedal, Jenn Trieloff Grant winner

Dani Wermedal is a proud alumna of State University Theatre, Prairie Repertory Theatre and a graduate of South Dakota State University with a BS in Theatre. While with SUT and PRT she Prop Mastered shows such as Monty Python’s Spamalot, Shrek the Musical, and A Year with Frog and Toad.  She is from Volga, SD and is currently preparing to move cross country in August to be Hartford Stage’s next Properties Apprentice for the 2018-2019 season under the guidance of S*P*A*M member Erin Keller. She is honored to be the recipient of the 2018 S*P*A*M  Jenn Trieloff Memorial Grant and can’t wait to further her experience and education in the world of Props. You can find examples of her work and resume at wermedalprops.weebly.com.








Kayla Carroll, Edie Whitsett Grant winner

Kayla Carroll is a graduate of the University of Indianapolis where she received her Bachelor of Science in Theatrical Production and Design. During her time at the University she worked as Properties Designer for a total of ten productions including Eurydice, Urinetown, Out of Order, and Frankenstein. Her designs for King Lear and Move Over Mrs. Markham! each received a Certificate of Merit from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Before graduating she was able to complete an internship in the properties department of the Indiana Repertory Theatre where she worked with S*P*A*M member Geoffrey Ehrendreich. This July she will be joining the Professional Training Company at the Actors Theatre of Louisville where she will be an apprentice under S*P*A*M member Mark Walston.   You can find her resume and examples of her work at https://kladcarroll.wixsite.com/kladdesigns






These grants are awarded to individuals requesting financial assistance with transportation, housing or other necessities during an internship in theatrical properties.

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