V&A announces an all-star cast of objects across stage, screen and music to go on display

V&A announces an all-star cast of objects across stage, screen and music to go on display

Today the V&A announces that several significant costumes including an iconic drag costume from the musical Kinky Boots (2012), Eurovision winner Sandie Shaw’s mini dress and the UK’s first ballet pointe shoes for a variety of skin tones by Freed / Ballet Black have gone on display as part of a major refresh in the V&A Theatre and Performance Galleries, due for completion in late April 2022. With a rolling programme of new material on display each month, the refresh will introduce over 120 objects from the V&A’s Theatre and Performance collection into the galleries, the majority of which will be on display for the first time. World-leading, the V&A is home to the national collection of performing arts, documenting current practice and the history of all areas of performing arts in the UK. Once completed, the galleries will bring together recent acquisitions and rare historic objects from the museum’s collection of t
Today the V&A announces that several significant costumes including an iconic drag costume from the musical Kinky Boots (2012), Eurovision winner Sandie Shaw’s mini dress and the UK’s first ballet pointe shoes for a variety of skin tones by Freed / Ballet Black have gone on display as part of a major refresh in the V&A Theatre and Performance Galleries, due for completion in late April 2022. With a rolling programme of new material on display each month, the refresh will introduce over 120 objects from the V&A’s Theatre and Performance collection into the galleries, the majority of which will be on display for the first time. World-leading, the V&A is home to the national collection of performing arts, documenting current practice and the history of all areas of performing arts in the UK. Once completed, the galleries will bring together recent acquisitions and rare historic objects from the museum’s collection of t