Costume Design - NIU - School of Theatre and Dance

Costume Design

The area of costume design focuses on the creativeprocess in interpreting, through a visual, threedimensionalmedium, the production objectives of agiven dramatic, musical, or dance work.

Instructionin general and advanced design each semester is supplementedwith work in theatre history, period styles,drawing and painting, as well as advanced skills incostume technology including fl at patterning, draping,millinery, accessories, and fabric modification.

Opportunities for design and the practical applicationof craft techniques are provided both on and offcampus in preparation for employment in the professionaltheatre.