ArtsAlive.ca – The Secret Life of Costumes
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About Costume Design

The Designer’s Role

Canadian designer Judith Bowden talks about the role of costume designer and provides insight into how she approaches her work.

The Costuming Process

This process includes such stages as planning, designing, budgeting, buying, treating fabric, cutting and sewing, and opening night. Read about all these and more.

Effective Costuming

Theatrical costumes convey information about characters before they even speak. Learn about what is involved in creating and communicating an effective costume.