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Seattle Opera.

La Bohème '91


La Boheme '91

Stage Director: Ken Kazan
Conductor: Carlo Montanaro
Set Designer: John Conklin
Costume Designer: Martin Pakledinaz
Lighting Designer: Joan Sullivan
Scenery Period/Style: N/A
Scenery: N/A
Scene Shop: San Diego Opera
Costume Period/Style: 1890's
Year Costumes Built: 1991
Costume Shop: Seattle Opera Costume Shop
Supertitles: Jonathan Dean


View La Bohème '91 in the Performance Archive



Total Costume Rental: $21,600.00


  • 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.)
  • Shipping
  • Insurance Certificate

COSTUME Information

Principal Women (6 costumes)
3) Mimì (double cast available)
3) Musetta

Principal Men (12 costumes)
2) Rodolfo (double cast available)
2.5) Marcello
1.5) Schaunard
1) Colline
1) M. Benoit
1) Alcindoro
1) Parpignol
1) Customs Guard
1) Sergeant

Chorus Women (21 bodies/ 34 costumes)
Act II:
3) Upper class ladies
5) Middle class ladies
2) Shop workers
1) Tomacco Seller
1) Flower girl
4) Nannies
3) Schoolgirls
3) Coquettes
6) Crowd women

Act III:
6) Milkmaids (2 full, 4 half costumes)

Chorus Men (27 bodies / 42 costumes)
Act II:
9) Vendors
8) Patrons
11) Crowd Men
2) Students
2) Soldiers
1) Street Entertainer
1) Priest

Act III:
8) Street sweepers (half costumes)
1) Officer
2) Soldiers (also in Act II)
1) Customs guard

Chorus Girls (9 costumes)
Act II:
8) Girls (+2 extra)

Chorus Boys (10 costumes)
Act II:
8) Boys (+2 extra)

Super Women (6 bodies/ 7 costumes)
Act I:
1) Mme. Benoit

Act II:
4) Grisettes
1) Mme. Momus

Act III:
1) Tavern Woman

Super Men (6 bodies / 6 costumes)
Act I:
4) Waiters
1) M. Momus
1) Juggler

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Supertitles are also available to rent for La bohème. Please send all inquiries to

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