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.
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.
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?
16 May 2014
Orsola de Castro speaks about upcycling, recycling and design at the ROH Culture Change conference.
24 January 2013
Fashion, dance and photography brought together in works by Rick Guest.
29 September 2012
Wasps scrum-half Charlie Davies and Royal Ballet Soloist Dawid Trzensimiech compare notes.
24 September 2012
Artist who inspired Metamorphosis: Titian 2012 focus of talk by biographer Sheila Hale.