Set and Costume Designers












SET AND COSTUME DESIGNERS  (June 1 to June 26)  (Graphic artists at the Rome Festival include architects, painters, and designers.  Graphic artists attending the Summer Institute range in age from early twenties to early thirties.  Graphic artists attending as volunteers range in age from early twenties to late fifties. 

For the summers of 2023 and 2024 you can apply for a design position for fully staged repertoire of the Rome Festival Ballet, world premieres ballets, and fully staged opera productions of "Carmen"  by Bizet, "L'Elisir d'amore" by Donizetti, "Falstaff" by Verdi,"Die Zauberflote" by Mozart, and the world premiere of "Dreamnotes" by Fritz Maraffi. The Rome Festival Orchestra or Solisiti del Rome Festival provides the music for all performances involving opera and ballet. Initial planning takes place in the USA and Italy prior to April 15. Costume mistresses build costumes in the USA and Italy from May 1.  The graphic artists and stage crew realize and paint the sets in Italy during June. Production meetings, rehearsals, and performances take place in Italy during June. 

As a design member of the Rome Festival staff you will participate fully in realizing the production concept while living in heart of the historic center of Rome.  You will consult with Italian designers who work in television, film, and live theater.

You will collaborate with international conductors and stage directors in staff round tables and rehearsals. 

From your small hotel you will walk to the cultural sites which inspired so many artists.  You will meet instrumentalists, singers, and ballet dancers from all over the United States, Italy, and at least nine other countries. Through these artists you will network worldwide for your professional future.

All your expenses of the Rome Festival opportunity may be covered by tax deductible gifts and grants through out 501-c-3 charity.  Our charity receives many corporate matches.  All tax payers and all non-profits may contribute.

We select graphic artists the end of each month for the summer of 2023 and 2024.   When our charity has used up all its financial support available for 2023, we invite artists for 2024.

You should apply for the Rome Festival Summer Institute for Graphic Artists  during these days for the summer of 2023.    To apply mail to our "fast" address, found on the application form, an application form and application fee $39 during these days followed two weeks later with samples of your work in set design and/or costume design.  Even if you mail all your application materials on the same day, we suggest you mail them in two envelopes.

We look forward to seeing samples of your design work to help us determine under which arrangements we can invite you to participate at the Rome Festival and/or Summer Institute.

SET AND COSTUME DESIGNERS CLICK HERE FOR AN APPLICATION FORM

CLICK HERE FOR FINANCIAL AID, FEES, AND DEPOSITS INFORMATION

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