The Costume Production course will provide you with the understanding and skills needed to pursue a successful career in the production and management of historical and contemporary costumes and accessories. You will develop your garment making skills and produce costumes for use in fully realised theatre shows, working to designs by professional or student costume designers. The garments that you produce will be durable enough to withstand the rigours of performance. You will also experience the whole range of responsibilities involved with being initially a wardrobe assistant and then a wardrobe supervisor.
Year 1: basic construction techniques and pattern cutting, both stand cutting and flat drafting; history of costume; research and analysis of performance and the theatre industry; introduction to theatre production; foundation wear and corsetry; practical costume making project. Year 2: dancewear skills, millinery, fabric painting and breaking down, wig dressing; historical waistcoat project; research and context; two show roles as a wardrobe assistant, including budgeting and dressing; historical half'scale costume project; industry placement. Year 3: t2 show roles as a supervisor or maker; independent research project; professional preparation; graduate exhibition.
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- Irish Leaving Certificates CCC
- Tariff 96
- GCE A-level
- Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 96
- Course specific
- GCE AS-level
- International Baccalaureate
- SQA Advanced Higher
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