Costume Production and Wardrobe Technician, Certificate of Achievement
Banner code: 2_CN_THEA
Financial aid: Eligible
The Costume Production and Wardrobe Technician Certificate will provide students with a course of study leading to certification and employment as a Costume Production and Wardrobe Technician and prepare students for occupational competency in educational, community and professional theater venues, theme parks, television and motion picture studios and special events.
Program Level Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Analyze a script, determine the costume needs, then execute a costume plot for actors in a live theatrical production.
- Apply basic sewing techniques, clean and press costumes before and after performances, and make repairs for costumes as required in a live theatrical production.
- Determine and execute basic theatrical wardrobe production practices including inventory control, wardrobe cleaning and storing techniques for a live theatrical production.
- Plan and execute a costume quick change for cast members as required in a live theatrical production.
- Create and present a resume, a portfolio and a job search plan for employment as a costume production and wardrobe technician.
- View live theater productions, opera, symphonic, pop and classical music concerts and/or dance concerts to generate discussion and written critical evaluation.
Certificate of Achievement Requirements
This certificate goes through the State approval process and requires a minimum of 12 units of coursework in a particular academic or occupational area. The certificate programs normally include only those courses which have a direct bearing upon specialized occupational competency since the objective of earning the career certificate is immediate employment in a specialized area. Upon successful completion of the program and completing the application, the student will receive the certificate and be recognized at the graduation ceremony. In order to earn a Certificate of Achievement all courses that apply to the certificate must be completed with a minimum grade of “C” in each course unless otherwise stated. A minimum of 12 units in residence at GWC is required, and 50 percent of the certificate program must be completed at GWC.
|THEA G100||Introduction to the Theater||3|
|THEA G126||Play Production and Performance 2||2|
|THEA G170||Theater Production and Stage Crew||2|
|THEA G178||Introduction to Stage Costume||3|
|THEA G180||Basic Costume Sewing, Construction and Wardrobe Techniques||2|
|THEA G211||Musical Theater Production and Performance 2||2|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|THEA G174||Scenic Painting||3|
|THEA G175||Stage Scenery||3|
|THEA G176||Stage Lighting||3|