Capilano University

Costuming for Stage and Screen

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Program Information

School:Capilano University
Field of Study:Design and Applied Arts, Other
Fashion/Apparel Design
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Description:Learn the technical and creative aspects of costuming for both theatre and film in this 30-week, full-time certificate program. Developed in collaboration with the motion picture industry, this certificate program is unique in B.C. and Canada in that it offers a motion picture costuming component in addition to theatre costuming. The program covers costume history, textiles, wardrobe management, cutting and construction techniques, and includes hands-on experience working on College theatre productions and student film projects.

Upon completion, students will be knowledgeable in: style and changes in costume evolution, effective research techniques, setting up production costume shops, drafting basic patterns, constructing garments, interpreting designer's sketches, organizing and maintaining costume stock, dyeing textiles and ageing costumes, running crew for stage performances, preparation and care of costumes - fittings and alterations, on-set procedures for costume continuity - dressing performers, as well as script breakdown and analysis for costuming requirements.
URL:Costuming for Stage and Screen at Capilano University
Length:30 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $3,270
National: $3,270
Careers:Theatre, Fashion, Exhibit and Other Creative Designers

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 02, 2011