Costuming for Stage and Screen Diploma

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  • Objectives
    The Costuming certificate and diploma programs at Capilano University are designed to provide students with a sound knowledge base in the technical and creative procedures for both stage and screen costuming. Graduating students will be well equipped for work within the department in disciplines of theatre, dance, opera, ballet, and all areas of the film and television industry.
  • Academic title
    Costuming for Stage and Screen Diploma
  • Course description
    Certificate Requirements    Course Credits
    Required:    33.00
    • COST    Costuming for Stage & Screen Program Certificate    33.00
    Credits    33.00

    First Term    Course Credits
    Required:    16.50
    • CMNS 120    Professional Writing for Artists    3.00
    • COST 200    Costume Cutting and Construction III    4.50
    • COST 202    Elements of Costume Design    3.00
    • THTR 266    Costuming III    3.00
    • TXTL 220    Textile Arts for Costumers    3.00
    Credits    16.50
    Second Term    Course Credits
    Required:    10.50
    • COST 203    Costume Skills Intensive    6.00
    • COST 205    Advanced Film Costumer Project    1.50
    • THTR 267    Costuming IV    3.00
    Credits    10.50
    Total Program Credits    60.00

    COST 200    Costume Cutting and Construction III
    4.50 credits    (4,4,0) hrs    15 wks
    Prerequisite: COST 101
    In a professional studio setting, this course continues to instruct students in the techniques and procedures of an industry costume department. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate key skills in a range of costume construction techniques including industrial machine use, hand finishing, garment alteration and reconstruction, and flat pattern manipulation. Through assignments and projects students will develop a portfolio demonstrating mastery of costuming skills. This second year course is for students wishing to broaden their knowledge of advanced costume construction skills in order to prepare for entry level to the costuming industry.

    COST 202    Elements of Costume Design
    3.00 credits    (4,0,0) hrs    15 wks
    Prerequisite: COST 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, THTR 152, 153 and TXTL 120, 121
    This course introduces the student to both the creative and administrative aspects of the field of costume design for stage and screen with the emphasis on the creative presentation of costume ideas and concepts.

    COST 203    Costume Skills Intensive
    6.00 credits    (8,0,16) hrs    08 wks
    Prerequisite: COST 200
    In the final term of the program, students participate in a series of tutorials with outside professionals to gain experience in a range of specialty skills such as millinery, tailoring, special effects costuming, garment draping, corsetry, surface design, garment illustration

    COST 205    Advanced Film Costumer Project
    1.50 credits    (2,0,4) hrs    15 wks
    Prerequisite: COST 202
    Students coordinate, fit, prep and act as costume set supervisors for the Motion Picture Production second and third year student film projects providing the opportunity to be an active member of the film crew.

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