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Articles tagged with "design"

How La Fille mal gardée creates pastoral magic through 'Marmite' cartoons

7 October 2016

Cartoonist Osbert Lancaster's designs for Frederick Ashton’s bucolic masterpiece have drawn criticism over the years – but they play an important part in the ballet’s larger-than-life charm.

Box clever: How Il barbiere di Siviglia's wacky toy box staging adds to the comedy

2 September 2016

Patrice Caurier and Moshe Leiser’s production of Rossini’s most popular comedy thinks outside the box by performing within one.

Watch: The gruesome influences that shaped the staging of The Royal Ballet's Frankenstein

20 May 2016

Designer John Macfarlane gives an up-close look at the ballet's sets which include a full-size anatomy theatre complete with gory prop cadaver.

Watch: Julia Hansen on designing The Royal Opera’s L’Étoile — 'The whole thing is a collage'

12 February 2016

The German stage designer discusses the challenges of designing sets and costumes for Chabrier's bonkers comic opera.

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.

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.

Join us for silk-painting workshops at Deloitte Ignite 15

27 August 2015

As we hang 12 specially-created silks telling the story of the Royal Opera House, get involved at one of our free workshops.

How to Stage an Opera: Opening the inner world of Król Roger

11 May 2015

When the huge stage you're working on can accommodate 33 red London buses, how do directors illuminate the nuanced inner struggles of a character?

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