Fashion Costume Construction

Las Vegas is known as the entertainment capital of the world, also known for its high-end fashions, uniforms, costumes, and showroom designs. This basic introduction class will cover topics of the costumier, costume, and construction, with focus on the 50’s era. Learn about costume designing for stage, theater, and film. Students work on weekly projects to develop their skills in color, proportion, history, and character. Learn to apply knowledge of costume fabric, coordinating color and texture, while monitoring quality, size and fit, altering, and sewing for costume designing. Learn about how costume design uses the texture, color, style, and other properties of clothing to express aspects of the costume designer. This class places an emphasis on the knowledge and use of both historical and current pattern cutting, construction, and finishing techniques. Costume designers focus mainly on making costume designing for entertainment, theatrical plays, productions, and events. Project: 50’s era costume design.

This course has discount registration fees! UNLV Staff and Alumni, visit for more information. Otherwise, email us at to see if you qualify for a discount.

Dates:November 26 - December 10, 2023
 Su and Sa from 9:00 AM to 2:40 PM, 5 sessions
Location:UNLV Paradise Campus (PAR) Room 401
Instructor:Instructor Information
Fee: $599.00
Materials:Sewing machine and basic supplies will be provided for in class use. Additional required materials will be discussed on first day of class.

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

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