Seattle Opera Rentals

CARMEN


Carmen
 
Costume Rental Information

GENERAL PRODUCTION INFORMATION

Stage Director: James Robinson
Conductor: George Manahan
Set Designer: Allen Moyer
Costume Designer: James Schuette
Lighting Designer: Mimi Jordan Sherin
Scenery Period/Style: Traditional
Year Set Built: 2003
Scene Shop: Seattle Opera Scenic Studios
Costume Period/Style: Traditional
Year Costumes Built: 2003
Costume Shop: Seattle Opera Costume Shop

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COSTUME RENTAL INFORMATION

Costs:

  • Total Costume rental: $30,200.00
Included:
  • Costume Rental Fee
  • Designer Royalty
  • Packing charges
  • Cleaning
Not Included:
  • Refundable damage deposit
  • Costume Supervisor fee and expenses including per diem, airfare and hotel. (Supervisor required for fittings and pack out.)
  • Shipping
  • Insurance Certificate

Costume Breakdown:

PRINCIPAL WOMEN (9 costumes)

  • 3) Carmen (x2—double cast)
  • 2) Micaela (x2—double cast)
  • 2) Frasquita
  • 2) Mercedes

PRINCIPAL MEN (14 costumes)

  • 2) Don Jose (x2—double cast)
  • 3) Escamillo (x2—double cast)
  • 2) le Remendado
  • 2) le Dancaire
  • 1) Zuniga
  • 1) Morales
  • 1) Lillas Pastia
  • 1) le Guide

DANCERS (3 bodies / 3 costumes)

  • 3) Gypsy Dancers

CHORUS WOMEN (25 bodies / 63 costume equivalents)

Act I:

  • 15) Cigarette Girls
  • 3) Vendors
  • 2) Rich Women
  • 3) Poor Mothers
  • 1) Young Girl
  • 1) Old Woman

Act II:

  • 25) Gypsy Women (some using undergarments from Act I, some in dark dresses, with added gypsy accessories)

Act III:

  • 25) Smugglers (most add outerwear to dark dresses)

Act IV:

  • 25) "Dark Look" (most add shawls or mantillas over dark dresses)

CHORUS MEN (24 bodies / 54 costume equivalents)

Act I:

  • 15) Soldiers
  • 1) Vendor
  • 5) Young Men
  • 3) Rich Men

Act II:

  • 21) Gypsy Men (+3 soldiers repeat from Act I)

Act III:

  • 24) Smugglers (most add outerwear to Gypsy pieces, some change shirts or pants)

Act IV:

  • 24) "Dark Look" (most repeat and combine pieces from Act II and Act III)

CHORUS GIRLS (8 bodies / 11 costumes)

  • 3) Rich Girls
  • 8) Poor Girls

CHORUS BOYS (6 bodies / 7 costumes)

  • 1) Rich Boy
  • 6) Poor Boys

SUPER MEN (8 bodies / 16 costumes)

  • 8) Gypsies Act I (4 super gypsies repeat in Act III with added outerwear)
  • 8) Toreadors Act IV

CREW (4 bodies / 4 costumes)

  • 4) stagehand Gypsies

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