ROGER GRELLMAN WITH A SET OF THEATRICAL COSTUME FOR A FEMALE ROLE WORN BY A MALE. PHOTO: GILL GREEN – TAASA Review September 2011
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This article was originally found in the September 2011 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 20, Issue 3, Page 30).
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Viewing of Opera costumes from Delibes’ Lakmé 5 July 2011 TAASA members were given a rare insight into the design and production of costumes for a complete opera.
Imogen Corlette, Opera Australia’s national PR and Publicity Manager, had gone to immense trouble to ensure our visit was entertaining. A selection of brilliantly coloured and richly embroidered costumes was displayed for us on mannequins.
The designer, Mark Thompson, led us through the design process, involving a special visit to India seeking books on Indian dress and costumes...