Seattle Opera Rentals



Set Rental Information
Costume Rental Information


Stage Director: Linda Brovsky
Conductor: Edoardo Müller
Set Designer: Robert Dahlstrom
Costume Designer: Peter J. Hall
Lighting Designer: Thomas Hase
Scenery Period/Style: Timeless
Year Set Built: 2008
Scene Shop: Seattle Opera Scenic Studios
Costumes: Rented from the Metropolitan Opera




Scenery and Services Fee: $62,000.00
Director: Required to offer artist first opportunity to provide artist’s services.
Director Royalty: Included
Set Designer Royalty: Included
Number and size of truck(s): 3 - 53' Logistic post with Air-Ride
Insured set value: $500,000.00
Load-out/in costs: Deposit of $10,000.00 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 2 days to load-in this scenery and 1 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: 22         9         22
Stage Properties Crew: 4         4         4
Stage Electricians*: 19         8         15
Stage Fly Men: 2         1         2
Approximate time (hours): 34 hours                   13 hours

* Does not include board operators

Technical Requirements:

Minimum width: 91’
Minimum depth: 55' for set, 57' to R/P
Minimum number of line sets: 4 (does not include masking or electrics)
Furthest upstage flying piece: 55' (not including R/P)
Height of tallest flying piece: 36' (not including R/P)

NOTE: Main catwalks of set are hung from a total of 10 1-ton chain hoists.
An additional 5 1-ton chain hoists were used for assembly.
An additional 3 point hoists were used for assembly.
An additional 2 point hoists were used for scene changes.

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

  • All black masking
  • Stock slave wagons



No costumes 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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