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Valerie H. Mayse
DRAMA 495
Seattle Campus

Practicum in Design and Technical Theatre

Emphasis on developing design and technology problem-solving skills through laboratory and project evaluation.

Class description

The focus of this class is to learn to make your own basic dancewear, including tights, t-shirts, camisoles, dance pants, rehearsal skirts, and other pieces depending on student interests. You can expect to finish a small collection of personalized patterns and dance clothes. We'll cover patterning, fitting, and sewing stretch fabrics, and how to copy your favorite rehearsal clothes. Please note that students can expect to spend a minimum of $75 for fabric and thread.

Student learning goals

A general understanding of the patterning, fitting, and sewing of stretch wear.

General method of instruction

There is a combination of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on practice.

Recommended preparation

Choose some favorite garments to copy; buy at least one yard of cotton lycra that you like (suggested sources: Seattle Fabrics; Spandexworld.com)

Class assignments and grading


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.
Additional Information and syllabus
Last Update by Susan L Bruns
Date: 03/05/2012