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Articles tagged with "costume"

ROH apprenticeships: applications now open for September 2016

9 May 2016

Opportunities available in lighting, wigs and make-up, costume, technical theatre, scenic art, and scenic carpentry.

Winners of the 2016 Design Challenge Competition announced

4 February 2016

This year’s competition challenges students to create designs for the opera La traviata and celebrates young creative talent.

How the ROH Costume department create Tudor costumes for Elizabeth that are light enough to dance in

6 January 2016

Head of Costume Fay Fullerton on the challenges of re-creating Elizabethan costumes for 21st-century ballet.

ROH Collections Item of the Month: The Attilio Comelli Design Collection

19 November 2015

This extensive and beautiful collection from a pioneer of opera costume design gives an invaluable insight into the history of stagewear.

ROH Collections Items of the Month: Highlights from the Costume Collection

28 October 2015

We've picked two of our favourite opera items from the collection's 6,200 artefacts — shoes worn by Adelina Patti and Cecil Beaton’s iconic Turandot dress.

New ROH Costume Centre opened by Rt Hon Greg Clark MP

15 October 2015

The Bob and Tamar Manoukian Costume Centre in Purfleet is home to ROH costume makers, degree students, and over 20,000 costumes.

New degree in costume construction: training the next generation


19 June 2015

Course is intended to address the current shortage of costume making skills for live performance, television and film.

FUSED 2015: A festival of choruses and costume with ROH Thurrock

12 May 2015

This year’s exciting summer programme includes a costume party, BP Big Screen relay, and performances from our Thurrock singing groups. 

Backstage with the ROH Costume Department

4 May 2015

With up to 10,000 costumes used each year, getting The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera ready for the stage is a work of art in itself.

Debate: Are tutus old-fashioned or a vital part of ballet's heritage and identity?

7 April 2015

The definitive piece of ballet costume has been around for nearly 200 years, but is it still relevant in the 21st century?

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