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Articles tagged with "costume design"

Watch: John Macfarlane on designing Frankenstein — 'We kept coming back to something that was so simple' 

13 April 2016

The designer on the challenges of adapting Mary Shelley's novel, and creating authentic period costumes that allow for the freedom of 21st century dance.

Re-creating Rhapsody: Costume designer Natalia Stewart on breathing new life into historic designs

15 January 2016

Making William Chappell’s 1980 designs appeal to both contemporary audiences and dancers calls for a huge amount of research and innovation.

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.

Jean-Marc Puissant: How great design can play a crucial role in ballet

11 November 2014

The dancer-turned-designer is behind some of contemporary ballet's greatest works of recent years.

The artists behind opera and ballet set design

17 August 2012

From surrealist painters to comic book artists, the world of opera and ballet has attracted a diverse range of artists.