Female Archetypes

From Eliza Doolittle to Stella Kowalski, Female Archetypes exhibition explores famous female characters and costumes of the stage.

12 October 2019 – 21 January 2020

Venue: Festival Theatre foyer
Times: Mon – Fri 9am – 6pm, Sat 9am – 5pm, plus theatre performance times

Can a costume tell a story before a word of dialogue is spoken? Female Archetypes explores the impact costumes can have on an audience’s understanding of character. Drawing on the extensive Performing Arts Collection, this display will showcase costumes from opera, theatre and musical theatre worn by infamous female characters of the stage.