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Seattle Opera.

The Magic Flute

Overview

 

Stage Director: Chris Alexander
Conductor: Gary Wedow
Set Designer: Robert Dahlstrom with Robert Schaub
Costume Designer: Zandra Rhodes
Lighting Designer: Duane Schuler
Scenery Period/Style: Fantasy
Scenery: 2011
Scene Shop: Seattle Opera Scenic Studios
Costume Period/Style: Fantasy
Costumes: Costumes Purchased from San Diego Opera
Costume Shop: San Diego Opera Costume Shop
Supertitles: Jonathan Dean

 

View The Magic Flute in the Performance Archive

Scenery

COSTS

Scenery and Services Fee: $41,000.00
Director: Required to offer artist first opportunity to provide artist's services.
Director Royalty: Included
Set Designer Royalty: Included
Set Designer Obligation: Required to offer Robert Schaub, artist, five days employment.
Lighting Designer: Required to offer artist first opportunity to provide artist's services.
Lighting Designer Royalty: Included
Projection Associate: Required to employ for technical and dress rehearsals.
Number and size of truck(s): 2 - 53' Logistic post with Air-Ride
Insured set value: $300,000.00
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 2 days 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: 18 8 18
Stage Properties Crew: 4 4 4
Stage Electricians*: 14 7* 14
Stage A/V Technician: 1 1 1
Stage Fly Men: 2 2 2
Approximate time (hours): 24 hours  N/A 8 hours

* Does not include board operators or follow spots

View Scenery Technical Drawings

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

Minimum width: 96'
Minimum depth: 39' to R/P
Minimum number of line sets: 11 (does not include masking, electrics or catwalk)
Furthest upstage flying piece: 39' (R/P)
Height of tallest flying piece: 44'

NOTE:

  • Original media content is included in rental.
  • Final projected images produced with front and rear projectors, Green Hippo Critters, Zookeeper software and a GrandMA.
  • The Pyramid Iris drops were operated using motorized point hoists. There are numerous cues. A variety of approaches could be used instead of point hoists including hand lines. Please call and discuss the different approaches further.
  • Deck winches are not included in the rental. They may be available for an additional fee. Please call for details.
  • Stock raker boxes are included if available.
  • Stock equipment is NOT included in the rental price. Stock equipment includes, but is not limited to, the following:
    • All black masking
    • Grey Scrim
    • Slave wagons
    • Point hoists
    • Wireless dimming used for the music box and lectern

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.

Costumes

COSTS

Total Costume Rental: $18,600.00

Included:

  • Costume rental fee
  • Designer Royalty
  • Packing charges
  • Cleaning

Not Included:

  • Refundable damage deposit
  • Costume Supervisor fee and expenses including per diem, airfare and hotel. (Supervisor required for fittings and packout. Estimated minimum number of days: 7)
  • Designer Employment: not required
  • Shipping
  • Insurance Certificate

COSTUME information

Principal Women 
1) Pamina (x2 – double cast)
1) Queen of the Night (x2 – double cast)
2) First Lady
2) Second Lady
2) Third Lady
1) Papagena

Principal Men
1) Tamino (x2 – double cast)
1)Papageno (x2 – double cast)
1) Sarastro (x2 – double cast)
1) Monostatos
1) Speaker (x2 – double cast)
2) Armored Men (“Fire Guard” and “Water Guard”)

Principal Youth 
3) Spirits (x2 – double cast)

Chorus Women 
18) Priestesses

Chorus Men 
8) Slaves
18) Priests

Super/Actor Creatures 
1) Dragon (6 performers; doubled with Anubis & other creatures)
1) Emu
1) Crocodile
2) Monkeys (one Purple, one Yellow)
1) Rhino (2 performers: one front, one back)
1) Griffin

Super/Actor Men
3) Slaves (same style as Chorus Men Slaves)
6) Anubis

Super/Actor Youth
4) Papageno “Girl” Chicks
4) Papageno “Boy” Chicks

 


NOTE: this package includes a number of extra costumes, especially Chorus Men Priests, not used at Seattle Opera, which are available to supplement the production.


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.

Titles

Supertitles are also available to rent for The Magic Flute. Please send all inquiries to jonathan.dean@seattleopera.org.

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