Friday, December 3, 2010
Rico Chiarelli, here on the "Coppélia" set, has been working backstage at McCaw Hall (previously the Seattle Center Opera House) since he was a teenager, and learned his trade on stages all over town in the 1960s and '70s. "If there was a designer in town that I was interested in, I would just sneak in and sit behind him and watch him. Go to school."
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