Seattle Opera Rentals


Set Rental Information
Costume Rental Information


Stage Director: François Rochaix
Conductor: Asher Fisch
Set Designer: Robert Israel
Costume Designer: Robert Israel
Lighting Designer: Michael Chybowski
Scenery Period/Style: See photos
Year Set Built: 2003
Scene Shop: Seattle Opera Scenic Studios
Costume Period/Style: Timeless
Year Costumes Built: 2003
Costume Shop: Seattle Opera Costume Shop




Scenery and Services Fee: $94,000.00
Stage Director: Employment requirement may apply.
Lighting Designer: Employment requirement may apply.
Projection Effects Designer Royalty: Included
Projection Effects Designer employment: Renting company required to offer designer 1st opportunity to provide services.
Set Designer Royalty: Negotiated directly with designer.
Set Designer employment: Renting company required to offer designer a minimum 5 days of employment.
Number and size of truck(s): 6 - 53' Logistic Post with Air-Ride
Insured set value: $750,000.00
Load-out/in costs: Deposit of $13,000.00 required. Actual costs will be calculated and SO will invoice/refund the difference.
Technical Supervisors: Provided by Seattle Opera.
Required for the initial load-in, set-up and load-out.
Expect 5 days to load-in this scenery and 2 days 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: 28         18         28
Stage Properties Crew: 5         5         5
Stage Electricians: 12         12*         12
Approximate time (hours): 72 hours                   22 hours

* Does not include board operators

Technical Requirements:

Minimum width: 90'
Minimum depth: 71' for set, 71' to R/P
Minimum number of line sets: 1 (does not include masking or electrics)
Furthest upstage flying piece: N/A (not including R/P)
Height of tallest flying piece: 50'

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: $14,500.00
  • Costume Rental Fee
  • Packing charges
  • Cleaning
Not Included:
  • Designer royalty must be negotiated directly with the designer.  Renting company is also required to offer Designer 5 days of employment.
  • Refundable damage deposit
  • Costume Supervisor fee and expenses including per diem, airfare and hotel. (Supervisor required for fittings and packout.)
  • Shipping
  • Insurance Certificate

Costume Breakdown:

PRINCIPAL WOMEN (11 costumes)

  • 3) Kundry (x2-cover)
  • 6) Flower Maidens
  • 1) Esquire #1
  • 1) Esquire #2

PRINCIPAL MEN (13 costumes)

  • 4) Parsifal (x2-cover)
  • 1) Amfortas
  • 2) Gurnemanz
  • 1) Klingsor
  • 1) Titurel
  • 1) 1st Knight
  • 1) 2nd Knight
  • 1) Esquire #3
  • 1) Esquire #4

CHORUS MEN (57 costumes)

  • 57 Knights

SUPER MEN (9 costumes)

  • 9) Chair Carriers

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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