This course is designed as an introduction to the design and construction of theatrical stage costumes and makeup. Components of study will include:

·         Defining the basic elements of design and the Costume Design Process

·         Costume Rendering Techniques

·         Stage Makeup Techniques

·         Production work in a costume shop

·         A survey of costume history from Classical Greece to the end of the 20th century.

·         Costume Construction Process

·         Organization and Presentation of design work

Critical response to own and other’s work