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Costume Design & History Timeline
Transcript of Costume Design & History Timeline
1. Analysis -
Read Script, Collaborate with directors/designers
2. Research -
Time Period, Previous Productions
3. Incubation & Selection
- Preliminary Sketching and Color Layout & Final Sketches
*Create a Costume Plot*
- Finding/Buying Costume Pieces, Sewing, Constructing and Tailoring
& Attend Rehearsals
- Alterations and Back-Stage Assistance
Create A Timeline for Costume History
: Sort, label and organize according to character and scene.
Envision a variety of ensembles for multiple characters of varying personas.
Accessories and pattern used attributes to the audience’s perception of the character.
: Take on challenges and Actors calmly
: Look at thing’s through the director, lighting, makeup and actor’s perspectives.
*Necessary knowledge of fashion history, sewing
and textile interactions*
Yale School of Drama
40 Broadway shows including:
The Big Knife,My Fair Lady
Winner of 5 Tony Awards
William Ivey Long
:Yale School of Drama
Well known on Broadway for designing costumes for shows like
Winner of 6 Tony Awards
Theoni V. Aldredge:
(1922-2011) The Theatre School at DePaul University
In 1984 over 1000 of her costumes were featured in five musicals that were running at the same time on Broadway:
A Chorus Line, Dreamgirls, La Cage aux Folles
Winner of 3 Tony Awards
Casual t-shirts under designer jackets (which
may have shoulder pads)
- Suits in white, pastel, or
- Loafers or boat shoes, minus socks
Denim Jackets, Vest, Pants
- Colors: browns and tans and oranges or Bright Neons
- Fabric - Velour & velvet, Spandex
High Waisted pants
Bright colored accessories like sunglasses, bangles and hoop earrings
Leggings, Sweatshirts, Parachute Pants
known as the decade of excess
Position & Status
Costume Designers Objectives
*Set Tone & Style
*Indicate Time & Place
*Consistency with Production
Tone & Style
Time & Place
Consistency with Production
Costume Design Process
Incubation & Selection
What makes a good
On the left is Avengers Cap, and on the
right is the Winter Soldier version.
What is different about the costumes?
What words would you use to describe
each of them?
Good versus Evil
In Ancient Rome . . . The male tunic would generally reach roughly to the knees, whereas women’s tunics would generally be longer, some reaching to the ground. Female tunics often also had long sleeves.
When would each of theses dresses be worn?
"Alice's Adventures In
Wonderland" - Steampunk
She is laughing to herself,
as she takes off her hat and
coat. She takes a packet of
macaroons from her pocket
and eats one or two; then
goes cautiously to her
"All of this looks pretty fabulous,
but it doesn’t always correspond
to what’s happening. And some of
the interpolations are