Costume Design and Management (PASA7751)

30 (0.25 EFTS)
To enable students to consolidate a body of advanced theories, concepts and techniques relating to specialised design and management for events, theatre, dance and entertainment practice. This course focuses on the articulation of a personal voice for production costume design and management and the employment of professionalism in creative and collaborative practice.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts or the Graduate Diploma in Creative Practice to enrol in this course. Pre-requisites: PASA6702 and PASA6752. Restriction: PASA6975.
Topics include: 

A flexible approach to methodology and personal approach to production design Aesthetic sensibility in the costume design, Artistic style and cultural understanding of the time Attention to detail within a design concept
Communicating design concepts through drawing skills Creative and technical parameters and discuss the potential of each, determining its artistic merit Creative knowledge
Critique and analysis of resources Enhancing the narrative intentions of a text, Mood/style of the story, Patterns, Colour and texture Exotic materials
Experimentation to test the capabilities of established and new processes, materials and technologies Interpret scripts, production or other documentation accurately to determine production needs Material and equipment evaluation procedures
Period costume Plan and monitor the work of costume department, including developing, managing and reporting on a budgets using correct documentation and record keeping
Problem-solving within budgetary constraints Relationship of elements within a scene, Authenticity and interest, Mood and/or emotion Relationships with the director and the design team
Resourcing, production meetings and communication routines, contracts, budget & personnel management, Schedule creation and management, Selection of materials Software and computer aided drawing programmes
Specific distinguishing features of a particular period Technology change in camera and lighting technology and its relationship to costume design practice The challenge of creativity and the individual creative process
Understanding and accepting parameters
Learning and teaching approaches
Topics may be taught in an integrated manner in both practical/workshop/lab and lecture/seminar/tutorial modes
Activities include self-directed learning, individual and class exercises, field trips, work in groups, guest lectures and online discussion and reflection
Feedback is sought throughout the course using a range of assessment tools including
Formal reflection, class forum and project survey
Each student is interviewed at the end of the semester to reflect on their progress and to assist in setting goals for further development in subsequent learning.
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1367

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
26 Feb 18 - 9 Apr 18 StudioMonday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (006-2007)
27 Feb 18 - 10 Apr 18 StudioTuesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2007)
28 Feb 18 - 11 Apr 18 StudioWednesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2007)
1 Mar 18 - 12 Apr 18 StudioThursday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (006-2007)
Thursday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2007)
2 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18 StudioFriday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2007)
30 Apr 18 - 25 Jun 18 StudioMonday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (006-2007)
1 May 18 - 26 Jun 18 StudioTuesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2007)
2 May 18 - 27 Jun 18 StudioWednesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2007)
3 May 18 - 28 Jun 18 StudioThursday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (006-2007)
Thursday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2007)
4 May 18 - 29 Jun 18 StudioFriday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2007)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts (Production Design and Management), Graduate Diploma in Creative Practice.

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