Costume Design. Create costumes for fun, film and theater — the way it’s done in the entertainment industry. Analyze scripts. Formulate design concepts. Develop costume renderings. Students will have an opportunity to go behind the scenes and view a dress rehearsal of a Portland Opera performance. Prerequisites: Beginning Sewing, Patternmaking, Fashion Illustration.
Costume Construction. Transition your two-dimensional designs into functional stage costumes. Adapt apparel construction skills to that of the theatrical design world. Students will have an opportunity to give presentations before a panel of theatrical costuming professionals. Prerequisite: Costume Design.