Welcome to the Theatre Dictionary’s conversation about the term Rigged Costumes.

On Rigged Costumes’ official page, we’ve defined a rigged costume as “a costume that’s specially designed for quick changes”.

But now we want to know what Rigged Costumes means to you. You can use the comments section to

— suggest additional definitions

— tell us your favorite Rigged Costumes stories (Have you ever seen a rigged costume in action? Have you ever seen a rigged costume not work?)

— link to other sites or videos that seem Rigged Costumes-appropriate

If you’d like to make a Rigged Costumes video of your own, then we’d love to hear from you! Just email us through our contact page. Tell us about yourself and why you want to make a video. We’ll be in touch ASAP and give you details on how to add your video to the Theatre Dictionary!


Mark Blankenship, Theatre Dictionary editor