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Introduction to Theatrical Costume Design
COSTUME DESIGN
CLASS CODE: TA 362 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: THEATRE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: A practical course covering the principles and practice of design and selection of costumes for historical, modern and non-realistic plays. Study of the relationship of custome to character and production. Theory and practice of theatrical costume design.
TAUGHT: Winter 2005
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Principles and practice of design and selection of costumes for historical, modern and non-realistic plays. Includes the study of the relationship of costume to character and production.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Recognize the silhouette of each fashion period. Write a description of the articles of clothing that constitute the silhouette from Egypt to the 20th Century. Demonstrate a knowledge of the elements of design. Research, design, and construct costumes for a specified play. Recognize the effects of colored stage lighting on various makeup and costume colors.
REQUIREMENTS: Quizzes, two major exams, and various other graded assignments that lead to the final designs for the specified play.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003