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An introduction to the process of costume design for performance. The emphasis is on analysing character and developing a portfolio of costume renderings to support the dynamics of a playwright's characters and their situation. Through a process of creative visualisation a concept is established, which anticipates a performance and communicates ideas effectively to an audience.
You will finish with a combination of practical understanding of the industrys design requirements, and a portfolio of project work reflecting the costume designer's creative process.
Who should take this course?
The course welcomes learners from a wide range of disciplines, including those wanting to develop, diversify and extend their current creative practices towards costume design for performance.
It is also suitable for those wishing to strengthen their portfolio for application to higher education studies in design for performance.
Clear, easy to understand lessons:
Live interactive classrooms:
A certificate of completion:
All our online short courses include:
Please note that all courses are taught in UK time.
Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.
Project work will be centred on one playwright text, which will be used to encourage period exploration. The topics will include:
Please source the following materials:
Access to a printer is ideal (but not mandatory).
Space to draw is necessary.
An introductory course to the process of costume design for performance. The emphasis is on analysing character and developing a portfolio of costume renderings to support the dynamics of a playwright's characters and their situation.