Teatro Sociale, ''Thus Do They All''


The stage of the Teatro Sociale of Como during the general rehearsal.The black COS - Oscurante molton Stage masking is the background to two lighting trusses which here have been lowered.A third truss is bearing a Kompas type Track system from which it was hung ...
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... a Traveller curtain made of HLU - Lucilla digital printing with a 15 x h 6.8 m size.The scenographer Nicolas Bovey has chosen ...
... a making with a very mild vertical fullness (30%), to give movement to the surface of the fabric ...
... but without disturbing the vision of the printed subject, a view of the Gulf of Naples ...
... inspired by an engraving, the digital printing of which reproduces the monochrome hatch.Nicolas Bovey has chosen the HLU - Lucilla metallic fabric which, thanks to its marked reflective properties ...
... and easily takes on any colour given to it by the lights.The 52. silver colour, which is free of chromatic interference ...
... will allow to light up the curtain with any colour ...
... without unwanted colour changes.The Aerocoloror printing technique allows the HLU - Lucilla fabric to maintain its softness unaltered.
Opera buffa in two acts
First night
Vienna, Burgtheater, 26/1/1790

light design
Nicolas Bovey
Costume design
Giada Masi
Technical direction
Alessio Picco, Alberto Comino
Stage direction


Materials used in this production

1K - Kompas

Track systems

COS - Oscurante

Duvetyne and blackout fabrics

HLU - Lucilla digital printing

Printing on fabrics

Stage maskings

Acoustic curtains

Swag curtains

Typology of curtain

Traveller curtains

Typology of curtain

Vertical fullness

Fabric: tailoring types

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