Seattle Opera Rentals


Set Rental Information
Costume Rental Information


Stage Director: Bernard Uzan
Conductor: Carlo Montanaro
Set Designer: Charles Edwards
Costume Designer: Melanie Taylor Burgess
Lighting Designer: Connie Yun
Scenery Period/Style: War torn Roman; Modern
Year Set Built: Originally constructed for Opéra National du Rhin. Refurbished and projections added for Seattle Opera in 2012.
Costume Period/Style: Modern
Year Costumes Built: 2012
Costume Shop: Seattle Opera Costume Shop



Scenery and Services Fee: $35,000.00
Director: Required to offer first opportunity to provide artist’s services or name an assistant.
Director Royalty: Included
Set Designer Employment: N/A
Set Designer Royalty: Included
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 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: 16         4         16
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 hours                   8 hours**

* Includes board operator and 4 follow spot operators.
**Strike hours are for set only and do not include time to strike electrics or masking.


Minimum width: 64’ – 76’ adjustable
Minimum depth: 63' 3” to R/P, 71’6” to Projector
Minimum number of line sets: 20 (Includes masking but not electrics)
Furthest upstage flying piece: 63' 3” R/P
Height of tallest flying piece: 40' scrim

NOTE: Original media content is included in rental. Media is not essential to production.
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 R/P




  • Total Costume Rental: $20,800.00
  • 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 and packout. Estimated minimum number of days: 7)
  • Shipping
  • Insurance Certificate

Costume Breakdown:


  • 2) Odabella (x2—double cast)

PRINCIPAL MEN (5.5 Costumes)

  • 1) Attila (x2—double cast)
  • 1.5) Foresto (x2—double cast)
  • 1) Ezio
  • 1) Uldino
  • 1) Leone

CHORUS WOMEN (44 costumes; 22 bodies)

  • 22) Refugees
  • 8) Attila Soldiers #1
  • 6) Odabella Soldiers
  • 5) Prisoners (Green)
  • 3) Religious Women

CHORUS MEN (57 costumes; 26 bodies)

  • 9) Attila Soldiers #1
  • 9) Attila Soldiers #2
  • 13) Attila Soldiers #3 (Druids)
  • 13) Refugees
  • 13) Hermits

SUPER/ACTOR WOMEN (20 costumes; 8 bodies)

  • 9) Refugees
  • 3) Odabella Soldiers
  • 8) Prisoners (Green)

SUPER/ACTOR MEN (22 costumes; 6 bodies)

  • 1) Odabella Father
  • 1) Refugee
  • 4) Attila Soldiers #1
  • 2) Attila Soldiers #2
  • 6) Hermits
  • 6) Leone’s Entourage
  • 2) Roman Soldiers


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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