Performance costume tickets go on sale
Spectacular creations designed by performance costume students will be in the spotlight at a lively series of events this May.
The Edinburgh College of Art Fire Museum will provide the dramatic backdrop for students display their work.
Tickets are now on sale now.
Performance Costume Show
Friday 18 May 6pm and 830pm shows. (Schools show at 3pm).
Saturday 19 May, 3pm, 6pm and 830pm shows.
ECA Fire Museum, Engine House.
Tickets cost £12.50 plus a booking fee
In five shows over two days, graduating students will showcase their colourful designs through a series of evocative performances.
Their jaw-dropping costumes are designed for a range of productions for theatre, film, opera, dance, puppetry, circus and their own invented stories.
Platform for succes
Many performance costume graduates have gone on to follow successful careers in film, TV and theatre across the world.
Recent highlights include working on children’s blockbuster Paddinton 2, Disney’s Artemis Fowl and Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs.
Others have gone on to work at the Royal Opera House, V & A Museum, Scottish Opera, and Northern Ballet.
Emma O Loughlin graduated in 2010 and won a BAFTA and Emmy award in 2017 for her role as assistant costume designer on the acclaimed dramas Game of Thrones and The Crown.
Emily Bates, who graduated in 2015, is young associate designer for choreographer Mathew Bourne and Lez Brotherstone’s New Adventures. She is soon to start designing costumes for the Danish National Opera.