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Articles tagged with "costume appeal"

Watch: A tutu masterclass with the ROH costume department

26 July 2016

Exploring the engineering involved in costume construction and inspiring a group of young people.

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.

Backstage with the ROH Costume Department

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.

Emeralds, Rubies and Diamonds: Adding the sparkle to The Royal Ballet's Jewels

25 November 2013

With George Balanchine's celebration of gems returning, a glimpse into the ROH Costume Department.

Fresh as paint: Bringing Turandot to the stage

9 September 2013

How Puccini’s oriental fantasy is re-created in one of The Royal Opera’s largest and impressive productions.