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Course Description

Students will study costume history, design, and basic construction techniques as an introduction to basic theatrical costuming. Fabrics and their various uses will be investigated. (C-ID: THTR 174) PREREQUISITE: THEA 15, Introduction to Design or THEA 7, Theatre Appreciation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Employ historical research methods in creating a costume design
  • Recognize costumes from various historical periods
  • Employ standard costume vocabulary
  • Identify fabrics and materials used in costumes
  • Analyze a play script to create a design concept
  • Utilize costume construction methods to execute a costume
  • Evaluate the effective use of costume in production
  • Analyze a design in terms of budget requirements

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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