Coursework in Costume Design and Production

Costume Design and Production Overview

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, students 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

Study With

Erin Carignan

Assistant Professor of Theatre; Costume Design

E.Carignan@colostate.edu

(970) 491.3373