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Costume Technology (BFA)

​​The Theatre School’s Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in Costume Technology is designed to train students interested in careers as theatrical drapers/cutters, crafts persons, and costume shop managers. The four-year curriculum in many ways simulates a theatrical costume technicians professional experience and process. Costume Technology students learn to translate designs into the reality of the garments and accessories worn by actors. Students learn a variety skills including: sewing, pattern making, cutting, fitting, millinery, mask making, etc. They also take a progression of business management coursework. Students collaborate with directors and our professional costume shop staff in work on productions in addition to their class work.

Liberal Studies Requirements 52 hours
Major Requirements 162 hours
​ Total Hours Required 214 hours