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Set Rental Information
Costume Rental Information


Stage Director: Peter Kazaras
Conductor: Dean Williamson
Set Designer: Donald Eastman
Costume Designer: Cynthia Savage
Lighting Designer: Connie Yun
Scenery Period/Style: Modern with Elizabethan Elements
Year Set Built: 2007
Scene Shop: Seattle Opera Scenic Studios
Costume Period/Style: Modern with Elizabethan Elements
Year Costumes Built: 2007
Costume Shop: Seattle Opera Costume Shop




Scenery and Services Fee: $27,500.00
Set Designer Royalty: Included
Set Designer Employment: Requred to offer a minimum of 5 days employment. This may be waived for educational institutions.
Director Royalty: Included
Director Employment: Required to offer 1st opportunity to provide artist's services or name an assistant.
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 $7,000.00 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:

  Set-Up         Running         Strike
Stage Carpenters: 15         2         15
Stage Properties Crew: 3         2         3
Stage Electricians*: 8         4         8
Stage Fly Men: 2         1         2
Approximate time (hours): 8 hours                   6 hours

* Does not include board operators

Technical Requirements:

Minimum width: 70'
Minimum depth: 29' for set, 35' to R/P
Minimum number of line sets: 2 (does not include masking or electrics)
Furthest upstage flying piece: 18' (not including R/P)
Height of tallest flying piece: 18' (not including R/P)

NOTE: Stock raker boxes are included if available.

NOTE: Stock equipment is NOT included in the rental price. Stock equipment includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • All black masking




  • Total Costume Rental: $5,700.00
  • Costume Rental Fee
  • Designer Royalty
  • Packing charges
  • Cleaning
Not Included:
  • Refundable damage deposit
  • Shipping
  • Insurance Certificate

Costume Breakdown:

PRINCIPAL WOMEN (8 costumes)

  • 2) Mistress Ford (x 2--double cast)
  • 2) Mistress Page
  • 2) Nanetta (x 2--double cast)
  • 2) Dame Quickly
  • 1) partial costume for “Robin—a page” worn by Nanetta

PRINCIPAL MEN (12 costumes)

  • 2) Falstaff (x2--double cast)
  • 2) Ford (x2--double cast)
  • 2) Fenton (x2--double cast)
  • 2) Dr Caius
  • 2) Bardolfo
  • 2) Pistola
  • 2) partial costumes for “Manservants” worn by Bardolfo and Pistola
  • 1) partial costume for “Innkeeper” worn by Ford

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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