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|THEA 203 - THE CRAFT OF COSTUME I|
This studio course will guide the student through all the practical aspects of translating a costume design from sketch to reality, and how to manage wardrobe needs in the costume shop when preparing and maintaining costumes for performance. It will prepare the student for the tasks relating to designing shows for professional theater, or assisting professional designers at Ramapo College. This course will also prepare students for careers and/or graduate study in costume design. During the semester students will develop practical skills using the machinery in BC-201: industrial sewing machine, overlock, steamer and two other sewing machines as well as learning patterning for the various parts of a costume: bodice, skirt, sleeves, hats, etc. They will learn hand-sewing as well as fabric dyeing techniques as well as the organizational tools such as budgeting costumes for a show and costume charts. The course uses historical and conceptual ideas involving drawing and painting. The student will also concentrate on writing skills as the students work on a semester-long weekly journal detailing their skills, as well as a comprehensive final exam. This course can help prepare students for THEA 235. Lab Fee: $50.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Studio