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Dialogues of the Carmelites


Dialogues of the Carmelites

Stage Director: François Rochaix
Conductor: Jean Fornet
Set Designer: Robert Dahlstrom
Costume Designer: Robert Dahlstrom
Lighting Designer: Joan Sullivan
Scenery Period/Style: N/A
Scenery: N/A
Scene Shop: N/A
Costume Period/Style: 1780's/historically accurate
Year Costumes Built: 1990
Costume Shop: Seattle Opera Costume Shop


View Dialogues of the Carmelites in the Performance Archive



Total Costume Rental: $17,100.00


  • 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 (15 costumes)
3) Blanche
2) Prioress
2) Constance
2) Mere Marie
2) Mother Jeanne
2) Mme. Lidoine
2) Sister Mathilde

Principal Men (10 costumes)
1.5) Chevalier
1) Marquis
1) Thierry
1) Javelinot
3) L'Aumonier
1) Jailor
1) 1st Commissionaire
1) 2nd Commissionaire

Chorus Women (28 bodies, 40 costumes)
11) Nuns in habit - I, II
11) Nuns in street clothes - III
15) Crowd women (All Acts)
2) Old Women - III-2
1) Nun in nightgown - I-4

Chorus Men (5 bodies, 5 costumes)
18) Crowd men

Super Women (5 bodies, 5 costumes)
5) Crowd women (All Acts)

Super Men (15 bodies, 17 costumes)
15) Crowd men (All Acts)
1) 3rd Commissioner - II-4
1) Old Man - III-2


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