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Seattle Opera.

Count Ory



Stage Director: Lindy Hume
Conductor: Giacomo Sagripanti
Set Designer: Dan Potra
Costume Designer: Dan Potra
Lighting Designer: Duane Schuler
Scenery Period/Style: Fairy Tale
Year Set Built: 2016
Scene Shop: Seattle Opera Scenic Studios
Costume Period/Style: Medieval/Modern Mash-up
Year Costumes Built: 2016
Costume Shop: Seattle Opera Costume Shop


View Count Ory in the Performance Archive



Scenery and Services Fee: $56,000.00
Director Royalty: Included.
Director Obligation: Renting company required to offer Artist first opportunity to provide artist’s services or name an assistant.
Designer Royalty: Included.
Designer Obligation: Renting company required to offer Designer a minimum engagement, terms and fees to be negotiated in good faith between the Designer and Renting company.
Choreographer License Fee: License fee may apply; to be negotiated in good faith between renting company and Artist.
Choreographer Obligation: Renting company required to offer Artist first opportunity to provide artist’s services or name an assistant.
Number and size of truck(s): 4 - 53' Logistic post with Air-Ride
Insured set value: $400,000.00
Load-out/in costs: $13,000.00
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.


  Set-Up Running Strike
Stage Carpenters: 17 13 17
Stage Properties Crew: 4 44  
Stage Electricians*: 15 7* 15
Stage Fly Men: 3 3 3
Approximate time (hours): 24 hours  N/A 12 hours

* Does not include board operators

View Scenery Technical Drawings


Minimum width: 55' 6"
Minimum depth: 42' 4" for set, 41' 2" to R/P
Minimum number of line sets: 5 (does not include masking or electrics)
Furthest upstage flying piece: 41' 2" (R/P)
Height of tallest flying piece: 38'


  • Original media content is included in rental.
  • Final projected images produced with front and rear projectors and d3 4x4 Media Server.
  • Traveler Tracks are included in the rental if available.
  • As performed in Seattle:
    • There was an additional 24’ between the R/P and the projectors for rear projection
    • Show deck extended out over the pit
    • One singer was flown in for an entrance
    • Traps were opened for singer exits
  • Stock equipment is NOT included in the rental price. Stock equipment includes, but is not limited to, the following:
    • All black masking
    • Projectors
    • Media Servers
    • Video Control
    • Escape Steps
    • White R/Ps



Total Costume Rental with scenery: $19,500.00

Total Costume Rental, if rented alone: $23,500.00


  • 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: 6)
  • Shipping
  • Insurance Certificate

COSTUME Information

Principal Women
2) Countess Adele (x2 - double cast)
1) Isolier (x2 - double cast)
2) Ragonde
1) Alice

Principal Men
3) Count Ory (x2 - double cast)
3) Raimbaud (x2 - double cast)
2) Tutor
1) Nobleman

Chorus Women (18 Performers)
Act I
17) Peasant Women (not including Alice, above)

Act II
18) Ladies in Waiting

Chorus Men (18 performers)
Act I
18) Peasant Men
1) Messenger (Peasant with added pieces)
8) Knights

18) Knights disguised as Nuns (8 repeat some pieces from Knight looks)
18) Crusaders (repeat base Peasant costumes with added pieces)

Crew (4 crew)
2) Peasant Men
4) Ladies in Waiting (1 woman & 2 men in nightgowns)


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