City & Guilds Level 2 - Theatre Costume

Professional & Leisure Courses
Costume Design & Corsetry, Fancy dress & Carnival, Eccentric Fashion Design, Accessories, Historical Themes, Construction Techniques

The Programme covers Level 2.

Qualifications awarded by City & Guilds.

Length of Course: One day (Thursday) per fortnight 10am-4pm  over one year.

The course will cover:

  • Costume to a Theme
  • Recycled Theme
  • Accessory project based upon Historical Research
  • Costume Realisation
  • Corsetry / Traditional / Innovative / Fashion
  • Project work on Stage Costume Design
  • Portfolio Building
  • Innovative colour theory, working with textile mediums to compliment themes

Career opportunities
Own Business.  Work in TV, Theatre and Film


Three projects are to be undertaken and a folder of work is to be produced.  The Design for Craft studies will be presented, appropriately, with the assessments.

- A simple costume designed for the stage using fabrics purchased specifically for a theatrical production ('real' or simulated)

- A garment which has been re-designed/re-vamped and trimmed, coloured or re-constructed to create a completely different look and style from its original purpose

- An accessory which could be used to compliment an historical costume or an accessory designed for use with a fantasy or carnival type costume

- A folder of work

Projects 1 and 2 must show use of at least three different types of fabric/material

Commercial patterns or individually drafted patterns can be utilised to achieve the end result

Tutor: Emma

The total cost of the course is £1700.00 paid in 10 monthly instalments of £170.00 which includes admin fee & registration. You will be required to pay the first instalment on registration. Please email me if you require an enrolment form.

An outline of what the course covers can be found by visiting clicking on city & guilds/theatre costume.

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