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Seattle Opera.

Tales of Hoffmann



Stage Director: Chris Alexander
Conductor: Dean Williamson
Set Designer: Robert Dahlstrom
Costume Designer: Marie Theresa Cramer
Lighting Designer: Robert Wierzel
Scenery Period/Style: Modern
Scenery: 2005
Scene Shop: Seattle Opera Scenic Studios
Costume Period/Style: Modern Fantasy
Year Costumes Built: 2005
Costume Shop: Seattle Opera Costume Shop
Supertitles: Jonathan Dean


View Tales of Hoffmann in the Performance Archive



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.)
  • Shipping
  • Insurance Certificate
  • When production is rented in its entirety, $1,500 director royalty and employment obligations will apply

COSTUME Information

Principal Women (6 costumes)
2) Muse/Nicklausse (x2 - double cast)
1) Olympia (x2 - double cast)
1) Antonia (x2 - double cast)
1) Antonia's Mother
1) Giulietta

Principal Men (15 costumes)
1) Hoffmann (x2 - double cast)
4) Lindorf/Coppélius/Dr. Miracle/Dapertutto (x2 double cast)
4) Andrès/Cochenille/ Frantz/Pitichinaccio
1) Spalanzani
1) Crespel
1) Luther
1) Hermann
1) Nathanaël

Chorus Women (18 bodies, 36 costume equivalents)
18) Act I (Olympia) Overcoat Look
15) Act III (Giulietta) Masquerade
3) Act III (Giulietta) Fancy Masquerade

Chorus Men (22 bodies, 34.5 costumes)
22) Tuxedo + Overcoat Look pieces
19 half costumes) Act III (Giuletta) capes, hats and masks
3) Act III (Giulietta) Fancy Masquerade

Super Women (10 bodies, 11 costumes)
2) Stella
1) Wardrobe Mistress
8) Opera-goers

Super Men (12 bodies, 14 costumes)
1) Make-up Artist
4) Waiters
6) Bottle People
1) Gondolier
4) Party Spectators (1 full, 3 partial)

Crew (4 costumes)
4) Spalanzani Crew

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Supertitles are also available to rent for The Tales of Hoffmann. Please send all inquiries to

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