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Set Rental Information


Stage Director: Linda Brovsky
Conductor: Carlo Montanaro
Set Designer: Donald Eastman
Costume Designer: Missy West – rented from San Diego Opera
Lighting Designer: Connie Yun
Scenery Period/Style: Timeless with some period elements
Year Set Built: 2011
Scene Shop: Seattle Opera Scenic Studios




Set Rental Fee: $50,000.00
Director: First opportunity to provide artist’s services.
Royalty may apply.
Set Designer Royalty: Included
Set Designer Employment: Required to offer designer minimum five days employment
Number and size of truck(s): 1 - 53' Logistic post with Air-Ride
Insured set value: $250,000.00
Load-out/in costs: $7,000.00
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: 14         8         14
Stage Properties Crew: 4         4         4
Stage Electricians: 14         6 *         14
Stage Fly Men: 2         2         2
Audio/Visual Crew: 1         1         1
Approximate Time (Hours) 12 hrs                 8 hrs

* Does not include board operators

Technical Requirements:

Minimum width: 60'
Minimum depth: 48' to R/P, 70' to projector
Minimum number of line sets: 16 (includes masking but not electrics)
Furthest upstage flying piece: 49' (BOC)
Height of tallest flying piece: 40' (scrim)

NOTE: Original media content is included in rental.
NOTE: Final projected images produced with front and rear projectors, Green Hippo Critters, Zookeeper software and a GrandMA.
NOTE: Stock equipment is NOT included in the rental price. Stock equipment includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • All black masking
  • White R/P
  • Black scrim
  • Grey scrim
  • Star drop
  • Star legs



Costumes were rented from the San Diego Opera.


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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