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Seattle Opera.

Ariadne Auf Naxos



Stage Director: Chris Alexander
Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
Set Designer: Robert Dahlstrom
Costume Designer: Cynthia Savage/ "Opera" costumes based on designs by Bruno Schwengl
Lighting Designer: Robert Wierzel
Scenery Period/Style: Modern
Year Set Built: 2004
Scene Shop: Seattle Opera Scenic Studios
Costume Period/Style: Modern
Year Costumes Built: 2004
Costume Shop: Seattle Opera Costume Shop
Supertitles: Jonathan Dean


View Ariadne auf Naxos in the Performance Archive



Total Costume Rental: $11,000.00


  • 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 fittings.)
  • Shipping
  • Insurance Certificate

COSTUME Information

Principal Women (11.5 costumes)
2) Diva/Ariadne (x2 - double cast)
2.5) Zerbinetta (x2 - double cast)
1) Composer (x2 - double cast)
2) Echo
2) Dryad
2) Naiad

Principal Men (16 costumes)
2) Bacchus (x2 - double cast)
2) Harlequin
2) Scaramouche
2) Brighella
2) Truffaldino
1) Music Master
1) Choreographer
1) Butler
1) Assistant Butler
1) Wigmaker
1) Officer

Super Women (7 bodies/ 13 costumes)
2) Female Chef
3) Female Wait Staff
1) Wardrobe Mistress
7) Guests

Super Men (12 Bodies/ 17 costumes)
2) Male Chef
3) Male Wait Staff
2) Pianist (Act I suit, Act II tuxedo)
4) Stagehands
6) Guests

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“Jonathan Dean’s surtitles [Ariadne auf Naxos] were, as usual, brilliant—racy and witty.”

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