Technical Theatre: Costuming

This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Technical Theatre: Costuming is designed to provide students with skills in the acquisition, construction, alteration, and maintenance of costumes for theatrical performances. Courses include instruction in costume construction, theory and period styles. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Technical Theatre and the Associate in Arts, Fine Arts (AAFA), Emphasis in Theatre are also available.


Academic Plan Code: 
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Total credits required: 
Effective term: 
2020 Fall
Award notes

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program.

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
THP201AATheatre Production I (1) OR
THP201ABTheatre Production II (2) OR
THP202ACTheatre Production Costume Shop (1)1-2
THP206Introduction to Costume Construction for Theatre4
Restricted Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits
Students should select one course for a total of 3 credits based on their career goal. Speak to a Program Director for additional information.
TEC113Textiles: Dyeing3
THF115Makeup for Stage and Screen3
  • Demonstrate proficiency in hand sewing, basic pattern drafting, and machine sewing. (THP201AA, THP201AB, THP202AC, THP206)
  • Execute costume fittings. (THP201AA, THP201AB, THP202AC, THP206)
  • Take accurate measurements using industry standards. (THP201AA, THP201AB, THP202AC, THP206)
  • Develop and maintain costume paperwork. (THP201AA, THP201AB, THP202AC, THP206, THF115)
  • Utilize costume shop tools for the production, maintenance, and alteration of costume garments to industry standards. (THP201AA, THP201AB, THP202AC, THP206)
  • Recognize shop roles and responsibilities including safety protocols. (THP201AA, THP201AB, THP202AC, THP206, TEC113, THF115)
  • Differentiate between various fabric and textile types and their uses. (THP206, TEC113)

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