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The Magic Flute Costume Designs at Theatre UAF 1998 Backstage Photos

The Magic Flute- Backstage Photos

Theatre UAF/UAF Opera Workshop 1998


PortfolioPortfolioscans2Flutebuild.jpgFirst Hand Karen Wood works on the Fortuny-pleated skirt of Pamina

MagicflutePhotos64818 09.jpgPamina's blue over-tunic is made of a recycled beaded evening gown. The shoulderdrapes are made of lilac tissue lame that has been

Fortunypleated in our dye vat.

MagicflutePhotos64818 05.jpg Tenyards of gold lame is seen here after being pleated and boiled. These go into makingthe costumes for the Three Spirits.

The Cookie Monster stool awaits a helper to sit on itand sew the lampshade tunic

MagicflutePhotos84868 38.jpg ofthe second Slave Girl, as the monster size of chorus costumes on the rack at rear criesout to be spray-painted and hemmed.

MagicflutePhotos64818 03.jpg Pappagena'shead dress getting feathers attached to the back.

PortfolioPortfolioscans2Flutebuild3.jpgJennySterner, box office assistant, is drafted into working on sewing layers of longbands of net to coat hanger wire in order to make Pappagena's tail feathers.

MagicflutePhotos64818 14.jpg Howthe wires and net look after sewing. The next step is to scrunch them up on the hanger andthen cut the sides into shreds. Costume Shop Manager Jason Chapman shows off thefinished product.

MagicflutePhotos64818 13.jpg HeatherHolzapfel comes in for her fitting as Pappagena

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MagicflutePhotos84870 05.jpg when the costume is completed. On a dress form

MagicflutePhotos64818 04.jpgMonostatos costume awaits getting it's shoulder rolls attached. Local costume designerClaudia Lively

PortfolioPortfolioscans2Flutebuild2.jpgTakestime out from her schedule to help with a wig for the Queen of the Night. Behind thescenes at Dress Rehearsal,

MagicflutePhotosNightqueenandhanger.jpg The Queen of the Night carriesher 12 foot long train on a coat hanger, while

MagicflutePhotosPapagenofitting.jpg Pappageno

MagicflutePhotosHeroandvillain.jpg Tamino and Monastatos, try on their newcostumes.

Tara and her escort Chris dress for opening as official flowerflingers for curtain call.

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