Students study how to become a costume designer by crafting costumes, jewelry, accessories, and décor strong enough to transmit character in live performances. In this Advanced Study program, theatre costume design classes result in a collection for the annual DEBUT Runway Show that is viewed by an audience of thousands, including industry notables. Past themes have included Moulin Rouge, the circus, and Dancing with the Stars.
The Advanced Study Program in Theatre Costume Design is an intense, concentrated program designed to encompass the many aspects of costuming from the legitimate stage to television, film, and video. The student studies costume crafts, costume design, costume construction, wardrobing, rendering, script analysis and breakdown, and the history of costume and décor. The Theatre Costume Design specialization prepares the exceptional student to enter the rigorous field of costuming for theatre, film, television, video, and spectacle.
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