Coursework in Costume Design and Production

Costume Design and Production Overview

Through the emphasis in Costume Design and Production explores the complex world of costuming for the stage and screen. With a curriculum based in the duel-environment of design and construction, a student will operate in a “hands-on” setting with immediate career based application.

Costume Pieces and Builds

2017-2018

Theatre

  • Love and Information: 14 extensive alterations
  • Every Good Boy Deserves Favor: designed pieces
  • Three Sisters: 12 builds
  • Appropriate: 2 builds
  • Urinetown: 12 builds

Opera

  • Xerxes: 12 builds
  • Magic Flute: 30 builds, plus 33 headpiece/crafting builds

Dance

  • Fall Dance Concert: 9 builds
  • Spring Dance Concert: 5 builds

Music

Holiday Spectacular: 2 builds

2018-2019

Theatre

  • Laramie Project: 130 pieces
  • Big Love: 135 pieces (6 builds)
  • One Man Two Guvnors: 267 pieces (4 builds)
  • A Man of No Importance: 163 pieces (4 builds)

Total: 695 pieces

Opera

  • Orpheo: 183 pieces (28 builds)
  • Riders on the Sea and The Wandering Scholar: 127 pieces (36 builds)

Total: 310 pieces

Dance

  • Fall Dance Concert: 176 pieces (19 builds)
  • Fall Dance Capstone Concert: 132 pieces
  • Spring Dance Concert: 131 pieces (9 builds)
  • Spring Dance Capstone Concert: 50 pieces
  • American College Dance Association: 29 pieces

Total: 518 pieces

Music

  • Halloween Organ Extravaganza: 20 pieces
  • Holiday Spectacular: 7 pieces

Total: 27 pieces

2019-2020

Theatre

  • Midsummer Night’s Dream: 131 pieces (8 builds)
  • Cabaret: 202 pieces
  • Beckett: 47 pieces (10 builds)

Opera

  • L'enfant et les sortilèges: 116 pieces (20 builds)

Dance

  • Fall Dance Concert: 185 pieces
  • Fall Dance Capstone Concert: 158 pieces
  • American College Dance Association: 33 pieces
  • Body/Speak
  • Outreach

Music

Halloween Organ Extravaganza: 22 pieces

Related Facilities and Equipment:

  • Costume shop outfitted with Berninas and Industrial Juki sewing machines
  • Dye and craft area
  • Makeup station with airbrush
  • Computer lab and iPads for digital rendering

Lab software and training includes:

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Procreate
  • Sketchbook
  • Poser