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Event - The Costumes of the Royal Opera House

Mon 09 February 2015 19:00

Mal Barton, Head of Costume Workrooms, has worked with the Royal Opera House since 1981, restoring and altering thousands of costumes. In this talk, Mal shares her passion for performance costume and the techniques needed to enable a performer the freedom of movement whether wearing a corset or a tutu.

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