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Set Rental Information
Costume Rental Information


Set Designer: Ercole Sormani
Year Set Built: circa 1965
Scene Shop: Sormani, Milan, Italy





Scenery and Services Fee: $15,500.00
Director: n/a
Set Designer royalty: n/a
Set Designer employment: n/a
Set Designer per diem: n/a 
Number and size of truck(s): 1- 53' Logistic post with Air ride
Insured set value: $150,000.00
Load-out/in costs: Deposit of $4,000.00 required. Actual costs will be calculated and SO will invoice/refund the difference.
Technical Supervisor: Provided by Seattle Opera.
Required for the initial load-in, set-up and load-out.
Expect 1 day to load-in this scenery and 1 day to strike and load-out.

NOTE: The quoted costs are subject to change. Final costs will be set when a contract is requested.

Crew Requirements:

In Seattle, the following crew sizes were used. These may vary for the renting company according to its own theater.
  Set-Up         Running         Strike
Stage Carpenters   8         6         8
Stage Properties Crew   4         4         4
Stage Electricians   *6         *4         *6
Stage Fly Men   2         2         2
Approximate time (hours)   8                 5
* Does not include board operators

Technical Requirements:

Minimum width: 50'
Minimum depth: 40'
Minimum number of line sets: 8 (does not include masking or electrics)
Furthest upstage flying piece: 36' U.S.
Height of tallest flying piece: 35' drop
Minimum pipe length required: 60'

Note:  The Scenery includes only the basic set. The set dressing and props are not included.




Costumes used with this set are not available.


All rental information and pricing is subject to change without notice.  Material at this site is the property of Seattle Opera and is presented solely for informational and educational purposes. It is not to be reproduced or used for any other purpose without the written consent of Seattle Opera.

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