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THTR1135 – Stage Costuming pdf

Credits: 3 (2/1/0)
Description: Meets MnTC Goal Area 6. Students will explore the basic theory and practice of stage costuming. Students will study historical periods, the principles of costume design, and costume construction and materials. Production work hours may be required.
Prerequisites: (None)
Corequisites: (None)
  1. Identify and describe materials and supplies used in making stage costuming.
  2. Use terms and principles learned in class to discuss the fundamentals of stage costuming design and rendering techniques.
  3. Explain the criteria and justify in oral and written form what constitutes an effective costuming design.
  4. Describe how costume design contributes to atmosphere, theme, style and mood in play productions and enriches the meaning of drama.
  5. Utilize problem-solving skills by drafting multiple costuming design plots and then selecting the most appropriate style and materials for application.
  6. Compare major historical, cultural and stylistic developments in stage costuming.
  7. Discover global costuming traditions.
  8. Research and analyze clothing for the characters created and portrayed by the actor.
  9. Generate an informed personal reaction to costuming in a theatrical production.
MnTC goal areas:
  • (6) The Humanities and Fine Arts

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