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Articles tagged with "ROH Collections"

Iced Gems: Remembering the Royal Opera House’s indoor ice-skating rink

19 January 2016

In the 1930s, long before on-ice theatre adaptations became an arena staple, the ROH had its own skating rink.

Gallery: Historic photos of The Nutcracker

17 December 2015

Fascinating archive images from ROH Collections capture the Company’s previous performances of this classic festive ballet.

Oh yes it is!: The surprising history of pantomime at the Royal Opera House

16 December 2015

Our seasonal Item of the Month from ROH Collections shows the rich (and surprising) history of the Christmas panto at the ROH.

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.

Discover the ROH’s extensive historic collections during Explore Your Archive week

16 November 2015

We'll be revealing highlights from our archive during this nationwide event 14–22 November 2015.

Preserving Theatre Archives for Future Generations: ROH Collections and the Association of Performing Arts Collections

4 November 2015

ROH Collections recently hosted a study day for theatre collections around the UK and Ireland.

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.

Collections at the new Costume Centre: A two-year project comes to fruition

22 October 2015

Our historic collections settle into their new home after a painstaking removal process.

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.

ROH Collections Item of the Month: The historic costumes for MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet

25 September 2015

Fifty years after the ballet had its premiere, we take a look at the beautiful costumes for MacMillan’s iconic ballet.

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