A century of scandal: The historic items that reveal the fascinating history of Salome at the Royal Opera House
4 December 2017
Once banned from the London stage, Strauss's radical opera has been seducing London audiences since 1910.
22 August 2016
London's largest free careers event for the theatre industry returns in November 2016.
26 July 2016
Exploring the engineering involved in costume construction and inspiring a group of young people.
9 May 2016
Opportunities available in lighting, wigs and make-up, costume, technical theatre, scenic art, and scenic carpentry.
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.