Costume Making

For adults 18+

Level: Applied Techniques

Explore costume styles and the realities of costume making through practical exercises. Be inspired to create original costumes.

Course components

  • Undertake an exploration of costume styles and be inspired to create your own costume design.
  • Discover how to create your own patterns to bring your costume ideas to life using tailoring techniques.
  • Learn sewing and dress making techniques that are applicable to the creation of theatrical costumes.


  • Application of design principles to develop a creative concept for a costume.
  • Flat pattern making and construction.
  • Technical and artistic knowledge to bring your costume ideas to life through a range of technical exercises.

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Some experience recommended

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.

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