NIDA NIDA Online: The Art of Costume Design

NIDA Online: The Art of Costume Design

Online Costume

Adults (18+)

Level: Beginner

Design for performance is a creative and technical art form which illuminates a production and communicates layers of meaning for an audience. Both challenging and satisfying, it requires a diverse array of skills and the ability to collaborate. In these short online courses, you will be introduced to the world of design by a specialist NIDA tutor.

Gain an insight into the role of costume design and character exploration within the broader production process. Use dramatic source material to conceive a costume design which supports the director’s vision and unifies the broader design concept. Develop an understanding of the practical requirements of costumes for performance and the collaborative process of costume design from initial drawings to art finishing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding of the collaborative nature of the design process
  • Exposure to the storytelling potential of design
  • Ability to extract dramaturgical information from dramatic sources
  • Ability to imagine and articulate design concepts

Resources Required to Participate

  • Desktop, laptop or mobile with microphone and webcam
  • Internet connection
  • Stationery: paper, pencils, basic art materials

Time Commitment

  • Face to face via Zoom: 4 × 2.5 hour sessions
  • Self-directed learning: 1 hour writing/research activity between each session

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via email or sms.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for all drama and performance related courses, even when working from home. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.
$300 Limited inc GST
NIDA Online: The Art of Costume Design

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