Aug 17, 2022  
College Catalog 2021-2022 
College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

THDA 285 - The Art of Costume Design

Students in this class will engage with costume design as both generative and collaborative artists. They will learn to conceptualize costumes for theater and dance productions drawing from a multitude of inspirations including the fine arts, costume/fashion history, music, literature, film, opera, and textiles. Class meetings will include discussions about readings and visual literacy, as well as conversations with guest speakers. The course lab will be dedicated to sketching or field trips to museums. Students will engage with both traditional and devised methods of developing characters and silhouettes to develop their unique vision for theatrical and dance productions. Three hours of lecture plus three hours of lab each week. Prerequisite(s): THDA 235  or permission of instructor. Every year. (4 Credits)