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.
19 November 2015
This extensive and beautiful collection from a pioneer of opera costume design gives an invaluable insight into the history of stagewear.
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.
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.
19 June 2015
Course is intended to address the current shortage of costume making skills for live performance, television and film.
12 May 2015
This year’s exciting summer programme includes a costume party, BP Big Screen relay, and performances from our Thurrock singing groups.
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.
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?
30 March 2015
BA (Hons.) course will focus on the cutting and making of costumes for opera, ballet, theatre, film and TV.