TPA 1232C  Introduction to Costume Construction credits: 3

This course offers an introductory study of costume construction techniques including work with costume shop equipment, fabrics, pattern drafting and fabric dyeing and decoration. The course is designed to prepare the student to perform the responsibilities needed to work in and also maintain a costume shop. Through a working knowledge of costume construction, the student shall understand costume shop hierarchy and the importance of the costume construction in the professional and educational theatre. (Note: A minimum of 45 lab hours. Additional hours may be required during production weeks.)