Backstage at the Opera

To make a kimono from scratch

Posted by Opera Gal in Costumes, Madame Butterfly

Our costume department is making a brand new wardrobe for this year’s production of Puccini’s masterpiece, Madame Butterfly. Witnessing the process, from start to finish, has been dazzling. So, I thought I would share some of the steps that it takes to create a kimono from scratch….

The Costume Shop

Posted by Opera Gal in Abduction, Costumes, Productions

The Utah Opera Costume Department is at it again, creating beautiful costumes for the upcoming performance of Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio. The last production, Turandot, came with its own costumes that our costume department only had to do last minute alterations on. For…