To create this set they started with the 8’x8′ round white spheres made from cut out strips of 1/4″ luan. They used electrical tape to make them long enough and allow them to bend. The spheres were supported with broom sticks. Then they tied light rope to the spheres and hoisted them dynamically across the front of the stage. Each sphere costs them about $12 dollars.
Then they added painted trees to create the natural look. Zach cut down little scrub trees and spray painted then with 10 gallons of white paint. He put them on some elevated stages to create a height break, and used traditional par cans to light them. Most of the paint was donated by their local Sherwin Williams.
The thing that brought it all together was the use of the trusses. Amazing stage on an amazing budget!