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Deborah L Trout
DRAMA 415
Seattle Campus

Stage Costume Design

Theory, practice, and rendering of costume designs for the theatre. Repeat of course involves intermediate designs. Recommended: ART H 203; DRAMA 211; DRAMA 416 if repeating.

Class description

This class concentrates on developing the costume designer's creative ideas and tools of communication. Students explore the visual elements of design via drawing, painting, and sculpting with paper, however the emphasis is on ideas rather than craft ability. Students will attend live performance pieces to observe and analyze professional costume design work. The student will design costumes on paper for a play or opera.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Deborah L Trout
Date: 11/24/2013