The two-year, full-time Costuming for Stage & Screen Diploma teaches students the technical and creative aspects of costuming for theatre and film.
You'll learn costume history, textiles, wardrobe management and cutting and construction techniques. You'll gain hands-on experience working on campus theatre productions and student film projects.
Our grads are well-qualified for entry-level positions in motion picture and theatre costuming departments.
- Apply advanced research techniques.
- Utilize technical expertise in specific costuming skills (i.e. as costume designer, supervisor, assistant designer, head of wardrobe, cutter, stitcher, dyer, breakdown artist, set supervisor, truck costumer or set costumer.)
- Present a comprehensive portfolio of work specific to the costuming field.
- Work in positions of responsibility within the environment reflective of the industry, employ appropriate protocols and procedures, confidently lead the costume team by successfully demonstrating professional standards in leadership, collaboration and communication skills.
- Develop a personal network of contacts, connections and resources within the industry.
- Develop a clear sense of personal value and contribution to the department and the overall production.
- Confidently formulate a strategic plan for entry and advancement within the profession.
- Apply critical thinking skills to the creative problem-solving demands characteristic of the industry.
Tuition and Fees Per Year
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Total program credits: 64.50
Students continuing in the second year of the Diploma must have successful completion of 21.00 COST credits, 6.00 THTR credits and 6.00 TXTL credits, and a minimum GPA of 3.00.
Oct 1, 2019 - Aug 4, 2020
Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts
Jul 6, 2020
Fee Payment Deadline
Aug 24, 2020 4:00 PM
Note: Dates are subject to change.
How to apply
- Check the admissions requirements.
- Check the application and document deadlines for your program.
- Complete and submit your application through EducationPlannerBC.
- Upload all your required/supporting official documents.
- Pay your application fee.
- Admissions will review your application and contact you.
Have questions about this program?
School of Motion Picture Arts
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Costuming for Stage and Screen Diploma
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