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Intro to Costume Design - Theater I Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Costume Design Part of TECHNICAL THEATER
  • 2.
    • Did you dress up for Halloween?
    • What did your costume look like?
    • Did you make your costume or buy it?
    • What materials did you use?
  • 3. Clothes can immediately communicate…
    • Position and status
    • Gender
    • Occupation
    • Occasion
    • A bit about personality (is the person flamboyant? Modest? Independent? A conformist? Etc.)
  • 4. The Costume Designer's Objectives
    • Setting Tone and Style
  • 5. The Costume Designer's Objectives
    • Indicating Time and Place
  • 6. The Costume Designer's Objectives
    • Indicating Characterization
  • 7. The Costume Designer's Objectives
    • Indicating Relationships among Characters
  • 8. The Costume Designer's Objectives
    • Meeting Performers' Needs
  • 9. The Costume Designer's Objectives
    • Ensuring Consistency with the Whole Production
  • 10. Costumes should be carefully planned…
    • Study time period.
  • 11. Costumes should be carefully planned…
    • Research: Costume books
    • Old magazines
    • Encyclopedias
    Emily Dickinson Costume designers’ interpretations of Emily Dickinson in “The Belle of Amherst”
  • 12. Costumes should be carefully planned…
    • Inspiration from art and imagination
  • 13. Resources of the Costume Designer
    • Line (the way a costume conforms to an actor's body)
    • Color
    • Fabric
    • Accessories
  • 14. Elements of Costume Design
    • Related elements
    • include:
    • Makeup
    • Hairstyles
    • Masks