This course will give students a basic understanding of the principles of theatrical costume design and the psychology of clothing. Students develop designs that emerge through a process of visual inspiration, character analysis, and script and directorial concepts. Historical research, design, and rendering skills are fostered through practical exercises and provide tools for students to produce creative projects. Knowledge of fabric and materials as well as costume history and careers in costume design will also be explored.
THTR390 is a 3 credit course.