Costume Design 101, Grades 11-12

Holiday course

An introduction to the principles of creating costumes for stage and screen. Develop original design ideas through practical exercises with a NIDA tutor to build your skills and visual understanding.

Course components

  • Learn drawing techniques as you explore costume design concepts.
  • Create the concept of a costume to pitch to an audience.
  • Engage in technical exercises that will assist you to create costumes in the future.


  • Awareness of design techniques when drafting ideas.
  • An introduction to design sketches to scale.
  • Understanding of costume design principles for performance.

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. 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.
  • Participants must provide their own lunch, including snacks and drinks.
  • Students in courses for Grades 11–12 will not be supervised during breaks and are free to leave the venue at designated break times should they wish.
$340 $306 Limited inc GST
Costume Design 101, Grades 11-12

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