The Magic Flute Costume Designs at Theatre UAF 1998 Backstage Photos
The Magic Flute- Backstage Photos
Theatre UAF/UAF Opera Workshop 1998
First Hand Karen Wood works on the Fortuny-pleated skirt of Pamina
Pamina'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.
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
ofthe second Slave Girl, as the monster size of chorus costumes on the rack at rear criesout to be spray-painted and hemmed.
Pappagena'shead dress getting feathers attached to the back.
JennySterner, 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.
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.
HeatherHolzapfel comes in for her fitting as Pappagena
when the costume is completed. On a dress form
Monostatos costume awaits getting it's shoulder rolls attached. Local costume designerClaudia Lively
Takestime out from her schedule to help with a wig for the Queen of the Night. Behind thescenes at Dress Rehearsal,
The Queen of the Night carriesher 12 foot long train on a coat hanger, while
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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