Spark shows the magic behind the Bay Area's most ambitious stage productions -- starting with the creation of a striking new set design for the San Francisco Opera's staging of "Doktor Faust." Next is costumer extraordinaire Sandra Woodall, who has designed for a variety of genres, including ballet, modern dance, performance art and theater. We see her in action at A.C.T. and the San Francisco Ballet. Then, meet Joy Marcelle, the wig master for the Best of Broadway's production of "Hairspray."
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View the unforgettable costumes of Sandra Woodall, one of the world's most admired wardrobe artists.
Sneak a peek at the San Francisco Opera's scene shop where they use ingenious tricks of the trade for the set of "Doktor Faust."
Meet Joy Marcelle, the wig master for the Best of Broadway's production of "Hairspray."
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