In this course, comprised of both lecture and laboratory, students will learn the fundamentals of costume, hair and make up design for the stage. Students will learn techniques for stage make up and wig design, how to design costume sketches, and the techniques necessary to design and build a garment. Students will also learn costume history, the importance of costumes and make up, and how they serve contemporary productions. Students will learn all aspects of caring for and storing costumes, and how to organize the dressing room for productions. Final projects will include make up plots, styling wigs, and building a garment for the department production. Students will also learn how to develop a portfolio of their work.