The Lir Academy - Introduction to Costume Design



This course offers an insight into the creative process behind designing costumes for theatre. Participants will be taught by top industry professionals who will walk them through the different stages of costume design, from research and concept development to design delivery. It is perfect for those with a creative background (design, architecture, art, fashion) who are considering costume design as a career or want to gain the ability to create costumes for amateur productions.

By the end of the course, participants will have gained a clear idea of the work that goes into designing costumes for the stage and what is required to manage costume design for small productions. The course sets the foundation for further study in the industry, such as in The Lir’s Bachelor in Stage Management & Technical Theatre or its MFA in Stage Design (which includes lighting, set and costume design).

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This course is suitable for participants aged 18+. This course runs at The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art, Trinity Technology and Enterprise Campus, Pearse Street at Grand Canal Quay, Dublin 2.

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