7 LA Opera Stage Costumes You Could Totally Wear To Comic-Con

Are you heading down to San Diego for Comic-Con and looking for something to wear? Here’s a list of opera costumes that will leave you Comic-Con ready.

1. This costume from Grendel looks straight out of Game of Thrones.

Jay Hunter Morris as Unferth in Grendel (2006)

Jay Hunter Morris as Unferth in Grendel (2006)

2. Armored soldiers from Aida — who’s to say these aren’t right out of Game of Thrones or Outlander?

Aida (2005); Photo: Robert Millard

Aida (2005); Photo: Robert Millard

3. Any of the Pagliacci clowns — whether you’re dressing as a riff on the Joker or Harley Quinn from Suicide Squad, or a classic homage to Killer Klowns From Outer Space everyone (meaning no one) loves a creepy clown.

Georgie Gagnidze as Tonio in Pagliacci (2015); Photo: Craig T. Mathew

Georgie Gagnidze as Tonio in Pagliacci (2015); Photo: Craig T. Mathew

4. The “Stage 3” monster suit from The Fly — this full-body suit from our adaptation of the David Cronenberg classic sold at one of our recent Costume Shop sales, so you actually may see it on the con floor!

The Fly (2008); Photo: Robert Millard

The Fly (2008); Photo: Robert Millard

5. Winged fire breather from The Two Foscari — equal parts goth nightmare and steampunk sky adventurer, this get-up will get you in to multiple cross-genre costumed after-parties.

Firebreather from The Two Foscari (2012); Photo: Robert MIllard

Firebreather from The Two Foscari (2012); Photo: Robert MIllard

6. The Dragon from Grendel  would be right at home in any intergalactic “creature cantina” from Star Wars.

Denyse Graves as The Dragon in Grendel (2006); Photo: Robert Millard 'Grendel' Final Dress Rehearsal - May 27, 2006 Los Angeles Opera Mandatory Credit: Photo by Robert Millard (©) Copyright 2006 Robert Millard 626-792-3237 www.MillardPhotos.com

Denyse Graves as The Dragon in Grendel (2006); Photo: Robert Millard

7. Can’t wait for The Walking Dead this fall? Here are some zombies from Turn of the Screw.

The Turn of the Screw (2011); Photo: Robert Millard

The Turn of the Screw (2011); Photo: Robert Millard

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