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Costume Technology
Costume Technology
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Create costumes for the stage and screen

The Theatre School’s four-year Acting major focuses on expanding your range of knowledge and expression of performance—providing you with skills and techniques to improve acting, movement, voice and speech abilities.

With hundreds of theatres in Chicago, you’ll have the opportunity to attend performances on a regular basis and take acting classes from distinguished and award-winning faculty members who bring together experience and expertise.

Our faculty has developed a successful and powerful curriculum that includes ideas from Stanislavski, Spolin, Grotowski, Suzuki, yoga, tai chi, mask work and more. We have a vibrant theatre community and encourage students to be active members of our productions.



  • Costume Design
  • Drawing for Designers
  • Design Production
  • History of Dramatic Literature
  • Stage Make-up
  • Technical Production
  • Theatre Crew

Career Options

Common Career Areas

  • Advertising
  • Commercial costuming
  • Fashion design
  • Film costuming
  • Prop management
  • Television costuming
  • Theatre costuming​

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