Costume Design Essentials

For adults 18+

Level: Beginner

Develop original character designs for stage or screen with practical exercises that build skills and inspire visual excellence as a storyteller and collaborator.

Course components

  • Extract costume design concepts from a script and explore ideas through practical exercises and feedback.
  • Apply rendering techniques to a costume design.
  • Create a costume design for a character from a play or film to present to an audience.


  • Application of design principles to develop a creative concept for a costume.
  • Ability to confidently pitch an idea for a costume design concept.
  • Technical and artistic knowledge to bring your costume ideas to life.

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No experience necessary

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for all drama and performance related courses. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.
  • Please wear closed-in shoes. Shoes may be removed in the rehearsal room on the direction of the class tutor.
  • Please bring along a pen, notebook or electronic device and a bottle of water to all classes.
$340 Limited inc GST
Costume Design Essentials

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