Taro Hakase for Madame Tussauds Tokyo

Taro Hakase for Madame Tussauds Tokyo

3 Piece suit for Taro Hakase, the waistcoat was delivered earlier and I missed getting any photos of it all finished as a set. “Violinist, entertainer and musical composer, Taro Hakase is known throughout the world for his contribution to music. Taro’s acclaim has come from his work with international artists such as Celine Dion, Ennio.... Read more...
Hussar Style Jacket

Hussar Style Jacket

This is the jacket that goes with the breeches that I posted earlier for the understudy Walter in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at the Glyndebourne Opera. The doeskin cloth came from Hainsworth Textiles and the jacket was lined in silesia with slippery lining in the sleeves for ease of dressing. Read more...
Aida Costumes – Opera Australia 2008

Aida Costumes – Opera Australia 2008

In 2008, after I finished on the production of Madame Butterfly for Oz Opera I stayed on to do Opera Australia’s Aida. The brief was to produce patterns and sample costumes for each design needed for the male chorus which would then be partially made and beaded in an Indian workshop. Read more...
Madame Butterfly – Oz Opera Costumes

Madame Butterfly – Oz Opera Costumes

In 2008 I had the opportunity to work as the Men’s Cutter for Oz Opera’s production of Madame Butterfly. The job was for 6 weeks (IIRC) in a makeshift workroom within the opera building in Surrey Hills. Read more...