TH 4399
Theatre: Special Projects
Costume Designer
2 cr.

Caitlin Quinn

Office: MPAC 142
Phone: 218-726- 8098


Job description:

Research and design costumes for a production. Pull costumes and complete all paperwork according to schedule. Source and purchase costumes as needed within the budget. Complete some finishing construction or craft work on the costumes. Attend all production meetings and dress rehearsals. Train dressers how to perform quick changes.


Student will be given a set of due dates which you must adhere to. Each item is due to Caitlin on a Monday and presented at the production meeting on Tuesday. It is essential that the designer adheres to these dates. 

Requirements for final costume design package:

The costume designer is responsible for most of the pulling of costumes, accessories, and materials for builds. The costume designer is expected to help with finishing of the costumes (dye, craftwork, embellishments, etc). 

Faculty Mentor:

At the start of the process a weekly meeting will be scheduled with the faculty costume design mentor.

Dress Rehearsals and Performances:



The final grade is determined by the faculty mentor. You will meet with the faculty mentor to discuss how the show went and areas for improvement. Notes from the rest of the production team are given at this time.