"Means Of Production genuinely delivers miracles

on a regular basis.​"

we are your Means Of Production.

Scenic Design - Technical Design - Project Management - Scenic Carpentry - Interior Carpentry
Metalwork - Steel Bending - Rigging - CNC Fabrication - Prop Construction - Capital Improvements
Logistics - Laser printing - 3-D carving/sculpting - Scenic Art -  Painted Backdrops - ​Set Electrification

MEANS OF PRODUCTION  INVESTS IN EVERY PROJECT WE UNDERTAKE, AND WE’VE SEEN

THE RESULTS OF OUR LABOR PAY OFF TIME AND TIME AGAIN.  WE’VE BEEN PART OF THE

GROWTH AND SUCCESS OF ARTS ORGANIZATIONS, SCHOOLS, COMPANIES, DESIGNERS,

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES, EVENTS PLANNERS, AND CREATIVE DIRECTORS ACROSS THE COUNTRY–

WE LOOK FORWARD TO BRINGING THAT RECORD OF DEDICATED SUCCESS TO YOU. 

Whatever your vision, whatever your goals, 

​​​​CREATIVITY -OUR PROJECT MANAGERS ARE CREATIVES.  

 We are designers, builders, artists.  We share your standards and understand how much your vision means to you.  We have decades of experience creating stunning scenery, displays, fixtures, and props.  We love our job and we strive to awe, to inspire, and to defy expectations - using the best materials, techniques, machines, technologies, and talents to put the drama where it belongs – in front of your audience. 

​​​​COMMUNICATION - SEAMLESS OUTCOMES ARE DRIVEN BY CLEAR COMMUNICATION.

Our Creative Team begins by working closely with you to gain a comprehensive understanding of every aspect of your vision.  We maintain a policy of proactive communication as the project moves forward - ensuring the clarity and cooperation that results in great project management.

PARTNERSHIP - MEANS OF PRODUCTION IS IN THE BUSINESS OF PARTNERING.

We bring discipline, dedication, and complete commitment to every relationship. Your values become our values. Deadlines are iron-clad. Process is disciplined.  Budgets are transparent.  We are there for you, with no surprises, no excuses, and no drama.  We demand it from our vendors, our subcontractors, and ourselves – You deserve it.   

MICHAEL HALBERSTOM

Artistic Director

Writers Theatre of Glencoe

​​"Means Of Production ​made dreams  come alive.

Kingsley's excitement about the project was contagious."

JOHN DUNWOODY

Visual Director,

Saks Fifth Avenue, Chicago

BARRY MURTAUGH

Dir Finance & Operations

Frances Xavier Warde School

NETWORK -  OUR VENDORS ARE OUR PARTNERS. 

We’ve worked diligently to cultivate strong relationships with national and regional industry leaders across a breadth of disciplines. Our strategic on-site partnership with global point of sale designer PACTEAM Group means that we have access to the expertise of a global leader in retail fabrication. Our vendors have intimate knowledge of what we do, and what we demand.  They go above and beyond to deliver us the best materials, resources, techniques and tools.  They are there for us – so that we can deliver for you.

"Means Of Production is thoughtful,  creative, and as  committed to our goals as we are."

​​​​REACH - WE CAN GO ANYWHERE, ANY TIME.

We have the logistics and operations experience to put your project in front of anyone, anywhere in the country. Whether you need a musical in Miami, a pop-up event in Vegas, or a prop in Portland, we ensure that the people and parts arrive on time, on budget - and without a scratch.