Costume Cutter/Draper Certificate
PROGRAM CODE: 2C19663
The Costume Cutter/Draper Certificate provides the student with training to create patterns, cut and assemble costumes for the entertainment industry. Students also receive training in the basic theatrical production process. This certificate is designed to provide the student with a course of study leading to certification and employment in the entertainment industry as a Costume Cutter/Draper. This certificate requires the completion of 24-31 units. All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.
|Required Courses (18-23 units):|
|FASH 101 F||Basic Sewing Techniques (formerly Clothing I)||2|
|FASH 108 F||Flat Pattern Methods and Design I (formerly FASH 108AF)||2|
|FASH 201 F||Fashion Sewing (formerly Clothing II)||2|
|FASH 209 F||Draping (formerly FASH 209AF)||2|
|THEA 130 F||Acting Workshop 1||.5-3|
|or THEA 131 F||Theatre Workshop|
|or THEA 134 F||Beginning Theatre Practicum (formerly THEA 133 F)|
|or THEA 178 F||Beginning Musical Theatre Production|
|THEA 171 F||Beginning Theatrical Costuming and Design (formerly THEA 145 F)||3|
|THEA 246 F||Intermediate Theatrical Costuming 1||3|
|THEA 256 F||16-18th Century Theatrical Costume Construction 1||3|
|or THEA 257 F||19th Century Theatrical Costume Construction|
|or THEA 258 F||20th Century Theatrical Costume Construction|
|or THEA 259 F||Pre-16th Century Theatrical Costume Construction (formerly THEA 255 F)|
|THEA 153 F||Introduction to Stage Crew Activity (formerly THEA 149 F) 1||0.5-3|
|or THEA 159 F||Beg Stage Crew Activity|
|or THEA 249 F||Intermediate Stage Crew Activity|
|or THEA 250 F||Advanced Stage Crew Activity|
|Restricted Electives (6-8 units):||6-8|
|CAD for Apparel||2|
|Modern Dramatic Literature||3|
|Fashion History: The Evolution of Dress, Culture and Style (formerly Fashion History of Costume)||3|
|Theatrical City Tours: London||2|
|Acting Workshop 1||3|
|Theatre Workshop 1||1-3|
|Beg Stage Crew Activity 1||0.5-3|
|Beginning Musical Theatre Production 1||0.5-3|
|Intermediate Stage Crew Activity 1||0.5-3|
|Advanced Stage Crew Activity 1||0.5-3|
|16-18th Century Theatrical Costume Construction 1||3|
|19th Century Theatrical Costume Construction 1||3|
|20th Century Theatrical Costume Construction 1||3|
|Pre-16th Century Theatrical Costume Construction (formerly THEA 255 F) 1||3|
This course cannot be credited for both restricted and required units.
Outcome 1: Analyze a costume design sketch/rendering to determine its patterning needs.
Outcome 2: Pattern a basic muslin/toile per the measurements of an actor.
Outcome 3: Create a custom muslin/toile for an actor.
Outcome 4: Create a historical pattern based upon the costume designer’s sketch and the actor’s measurements.
Outcome 5: Adapt a commercial pattern to match a designer’s costume sketch.