Seattle Opera Rentals

Suor Angelica

Set Information
Costume Information


Stage Director: Bernard Uzan
Conductor: Gary Thor Wedow
Set Designer: Pier Paolo Bisleri
Costume Designer: Melanie Taylor Burgess
Lighting Designer: Connie Yun
Scenery Period/Style: Traditional
Scenery Purchased from Teatro Verdi Trieste in 2012,  Updated for Seattle Opera in 2013
Scene Shop Seattle Opera Scenic Studios
Costume Period/Style:   Traditional
Year Costumes Built: 2013
Costume Shop: Seattle Opera Costume Shop




Scenery and Services Fee: $18,500.00
Director: N/A
Set Designer: N/A
Number and size of truck(s): 1 - 53' Logistic post with Air-Ride
Insured set value: $100,000.00
Load-out/in costs: Deposit of $4,000.00 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 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         5         14
Stage Properties Crew: 4         4         4
Stage Electricians*: 8         2*         8
Stage Fly Men: 1         1         1
Approximate time (hours): 12 hours                   4 hours

* Does not include board operators or follow spots.


Minimum width: 58'
Minimum depth: 41' for set, 54'9" to R/P
Minimum number of line sets: 5 (does not include masking or electrics)
Furthest upstage flying piece: 54'9" (R/P)
Height of tallest flying piece: 40' (Scrim)

NOTE: Scenery for Suor Angelica was part of a double bill of Voix Humane and Suor Angelica.  If interested in both shows please inquire. 
NOTE: The scenery is designed for and was performed on a ½” rise per foot raked deck.  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
• White R/P
• Black scrim




  • Total Costume Rental: $4,415.00
  • 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 packout. Estimated minimum number of days: 3)
  • Shipping
  • Insurance Certificate

Costume Breakdown:


  • 1) Princess
  • 1) Abbess
  • 18) "Sister" Style Nuns (long tunic):
    • Suor Angelica (x2--double cast)
    • Monitor
    • Mistress of Novices
    • Suor Genevieve
    • Suor Osmina
    • Suor Dolcina
    • Nursing Sister
    • 2 Principal Tourieres (with capes)
    • 9 Chorus Sisters
  • 7) “Novice” Style Nuns (short tunic over petticoat):
    • 2 Principal Novices
    • 2 Principal Lay Sisters
    • 3 Chorus Novices


  • 1) Child (x2—double cast)


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