Theatre Costume Design course – fashion school in Rome

The Theatre Costume Design course prepares students for the complete creation of collections of special stage costumes: this is a complex field, for which it is necessary not only to study the basics of anatomy, drawing and coloring techniques, but it is also important an in-depth analysis of fabrics and the history of famous stage costumes. For this reason, the theoretical seminars on Fabric and Yarns and Fashion History, which are included in the course, are essential. In this way the student will have a complete knowledge of the subject and will be able to best express their creativity.

  • Anatomical basis
  • Study of Measurement
  • Details Study
  • Drawing Techniques
  • Colour Theory
  • Rendering Techniques
  • Styles Study
  • Decoration
  • Collection and Portfolio
  • Illustration
  • Fashion History I
  • Fashion History II
  • Fashion History III
  • Technical Schedule

Total hours: 330
Lesson duration: 3 hours
Registration for Italian and EU students € 500
Registration for non-EU students € 1000
Course fee € 3700

Schedule examples:
Duration: 7 months – Weekly lessons: 4
Duration: 6 months – Weekly lessons: 5
Duration: 4 months – Weekly lessons: 7
Duration: 3 months – Weekly lessons: 10

The enrolment fee is to be paid only for the first year, it is not required again for the following years or if the student decides to change or add a course.All prices include: VAT, teaching materials consisting of squares and books, and fee for the final exam with external commission.

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10 June @ 09:30 - 16:30

It will be possible to visit the classrooms, you will be able to view the projects of the former students, have a direct meeting with the director Fernando Burgo and the professors to request advice for an orientation on the program most suited to their attitudes and needs, it will also be possible to participate in one or more workshop of your choice.

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