Paul Haesemeyer

Costume Design in NYC

By Paul Haesemeyer • December 3, 2019

The Metropolitan Opera Costume Shop is best characterized as a military base.  Every person has their job, they do it well, and handles any catastrophe thrown at them. Somehow, patience infiltrated this place where I observed younger staffers asking questions, and managers responding in kind.  They like having new people there to learn, ask questions, but you must get it done on time.

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