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Behind the Magic of "Omar": Wigs

Posted on: October 27, 2022

Omar is a special opera for various reasons, but one of the things that stands out the most is the beautiful cast; a rainbow of diversity. Our talented wig artisans took on the incredibly rewarding task of creating wigs of different styles, textures, and colors to make sure that not only do the soloists and chorus members feel comfortable in their respective roles, but that they looked the part and looked good doing it. We went ‘Behind the Styles’ and talked to Head of Wigs at LA Opera, Samantha Wiener, about the Omar wig making process and experience. 

Learn about the wig-making process for this stunning opera, presented with corporate sponsor Wells Fargo.