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Seattle Opera.

Rigoletto '95


Rigoletto '95

Stage Director: Lori Larsen
Conductor: Philip Kelsey
Set Designer: Robert Dahlstrom
Costume Designer: Zack Brown
Lighting Designer: Jane Reisman
Scenery Period/Style: Traditional Renaissance
Scenery: 1988, Redesign 1995
Scene Shop: Seattle Opera Scenic Studios
Costumes: Provided by The Washington Opera
Tech Director: Robert Schaub
Stage Manager: Tara Kovach
Supertitles: Jonathan Dean


View Rigoletto '95 in the Performance Archive



Scenery and Services Fee: $32,000.00
Director: No obligations
Set Designer Royalty: Included
Set Designer Obligation: N/A
Number and size of truck(s): 2 - 53' Logistic post with Air-Ride
Insured set value: $400,000.00
Load-out/in costs: Deposit of $7,000.00 required. Actual costs will be calculated and SO will invoice/refund the difference.
Technical Supervisors:
  • 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.


  Set-Up Running Strike
Stage Carpenters: 16 16 20
Stage Properties Crew: 4 4 3
Stage Electricians: 10* 6* 3*
Stage Fly Men: 3 3 3
Approximate time (hours): 16 (to focus ready)  N/A 8 hours

* Does not include board operators or follow spots

View Scenery Technical Drawings


Minimum width:

52' **

Minimum depth: 45' **
Minimum number of line sets: 21 (does not include masking or electrics)
Furthest upstage flying piece: 35' 6" *** 
Height of tallest flying piece: 32'

**Does not include space for storage of scenery between acts.
***Last painted drop.


  • The Scenery would include only the basic set. The black scrim which plays  with the Sc. 12 D.S. wall was a borrowed item and is not available for rental.

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.


Supertitles are also available to rent for Rigoletto. Please send all inquiries to

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