Sharri Jerue

Properties Master
Scenic Charge



SHARRI JERUE graduated from Towson University with a theatre degree B.S. in Theatre Arts and Scenic Design. In 2004, Sharri was awarded an apprenticeship in scenic painting at the Walnut Street Theatre, where she first fell in love with Philadelphia. She has painted and propped shows as a professional scenic painter and properties artisan up and down the east coast. She worked at the national and regional level for companies including: Trinity Repertory Company, in Providence RI, Maine State Theatre, and Ogunquit Theatre Playhouse, in Maine, Boston Opera Company, in Boston, and Surflight Theatre, The Wilma Theater, Azuka Theatre, Amaryllis Theatre Company and Lantern Theater Company. For five seasons, Sharri was the scenic charge, and for one season the Props Master and Scenic Charge at Delaware Theatre Company. Prior to joining the staff at Villanova, Sharri worked for six seasons at Delaware Theatre Company as their resident scenic charge and properties master. She also taught stagecraft and play writing at for the DTC "Summer On Stage" program and was there for three years. She was also an active member of Totally Awesome Players, a group dedicated to working with actors who have cognitive disabilities. Sharri also served as a board member for The Da Vinci Art Alliance and still she remains an active member and continues to show her own artwork. Besides being the Prop Master and Scenic Charge at Villanova University, Sharri teaches different workshops to her students; Drawing and Painting, Faux Finishes, Clay Sculpture, Mold Making; Mask Making.