Inside Austin Opera: Trinka Withers, Head Dresser
Put on your comfy shoes and get ready to follow Trinka as she shows us some of her favorite spots in the theatre.
Inside Austin Opera: Joe Adams, Assistant Wardrobe Supervisor
Join Joe at the Austin Opera Warehouse as he takes us through the steps of a costume fitting. This video also features Abigail Jackson, from the Austin Opera Chorus.
UNIT LESSON PLANS – Costume Design
Three lessons that bring the videos and PowerPoint above together and provide ideas for engaging students in the costume process. Technical Theatre TEKs correlated.
Making of Opera: Nabucco – Costume Design
Go behind the scenes with Costume Designer Mattie Ullrich and the Washington National Opera and discover what it takes to bring an opera to life.
Backstage at the Met Opera’s Costume Shop
Elissa Iberti, head of the Metropolitan Opera’s Costume shop, knows that every piece of lace trim, button and sash are important. She oversees the production of 100s of costumes for multiple productions each season. No detail is too small for the costumes adorning some of the world’s biggest opera stars.