As Dracula prepared to return for the first time in five years, we spoke to Senior Wardrobe Manager Mikhaila Pye to find out just what it takes to get our dancers on stage in their Victorian finest...
How soon do you start preparing the wardrobe for the revival of a production?
We start planning the wardrobe for a revival as soon as possible, or as soon as we get the casting for a production. We got the Dracula costumes back from storage before the summer break at the end of June.
Casts for Autumn 2014 (Norwich, Newcastle, Belfast, Manchester & Sheffield) will be posted as soon as they're announced.
All casts are subject to change without notice.
Cardiff New Theatre
8 – 12 April 2014
Provisional casts, subject to change.
Wed 9 (eve) &
Thu 10 (eve)
Thu 10 (mat) &
Sat 12 (mat)
Tue 8 (eve) &
Sat 12 (eve)
The week kicks off today with Three Little Pigs north of the border at Stirling's MacRobert Theatre before arriving at Durham on Wednesday, Lancaster on Friday and rounding off the week at Blackpool Grand Theatre on Saturday.
Stirling MacRobert Theatre - Monday 31 March
Durham Gala Theatre - Wednesday 2 April (sold out)
Hey I'm Zoe, a Communications Intern here at Northen Ballet. In lieu with the company's current production of Cinerella, I have researched past adaptations of the traditional fairty-tale to see how the arts have adapted the story for stage and screen throughout the years.