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Face-Lift for Alice Busch Opera Theater Seats

Lizzy Mott, Operations Assistant, is working diligently in our Alice Busch Opera Theater to make the seat cushions prettier for our audience members’ cushions. 

Lizzy is going through the theater and re-stretching the fabric on each theater seat to improve its appearance. So far she’s done about 40. The theater seats around 900….

First, each chair has to be taken apart (please pardon the horrible photography).

First, each chair has to be taken apart.

She prepares several at a time.

She prepares several seat backs at a time.

She takes them on stage to her "workshop."

She takes them on stage to her "workshop."

The stage is pretty bare because we're ready for winter....

She takes each seat back apart.

She takes each seat back apart...

...and uses spray adhesive to re-attach the fabric/

...and uses spray adhesive to re-attach the fabric.

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Before

Before

After

After

Comments

  1. Christina Capoferi on said:

    I’m so glad the seats are receiving some love! The house will look even more beautiful when they’re finished.

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