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SXG 100 Wardrobing for Theater, Film, and TV 
1.2 CEU 
Learn the ins-and-outs of costuming for every type of venue and production, both live and recorded, in the entertainment industry. There is more than just one person who makes up a wardrobe department, and their jobs all provide different skill sets. Get information on how to get started and your earnings potential. Hear from professionals in costume positions from all over New York City, and get a chance to see what really goes on in the field.

Instructor: Pattie Barbosa, professional wardrobe costumer.

SXG 120 Costume Design Theory and Practice 
1.2 CEU 
This program covers methods used by costume designers to create and allocate costumes for different facets of the entertainment industry. Both creative innovation and practical responsibilities are covered with firsthand information about costume design in film, television, commercials, theater, etc. Class exercises include breaking down a short script to determine costume needs, how to create a costume plot, and how to build character closets. Collaboration and assembling a support team with emphasis on who does what is included. Highly recommended for stylists, designers, and wardrobe technicians.

Necessary art-related materials will be discussed at first class,approximately $30-35.

Instructor: Ingrid Price, TV, film, theatrical costume designer.

SXG 130 Fashion in Film and Media 
1.2 CEU 
View clips of films that have impacted style of dress in recent decades in this captivating program that examines movie star characters that have influenced mainstream fashion through iconic looks. See how memorable characters from the screen have created everlasting design language that serves as a reference for designers of all types: costume, stylists, and wardrobe technicians. Professionals expand your creative perspectives. Fashion and film enthusiasts get a behind the scenes look at how some of the most influential characters have been created through wardrobe design, selection, and depiction. Class exercises enforce the connection between character development and clothing.

Instructor: Isabel Rubio, costume designer and wardrobe supervisor for film, TV, opera, theater, ballet, and print.

SXG 140 Life Drawing Basics for Costume Design
1.2 CEU
If costume designing is your passion, you must develop an ability to draw real people - thin, short, tall. Actors and characters come in all shapes and sizes. Learn to express your design concepts through real-world drawing techniques using live models. Work with a variety of art materials - charcoal, markets, pencil, watercolor, acrylics, pen and ink - rendering fabrics, silhouettes, and styles that help conceptualize character essence. Highly recommended for student or novice costume designers and stylists, or working professionals who need a portfolio update. 

Bring to first session: 9x12 watercolor pad (Strathmore), 9x12 or larger tracing pad. A watercolor set or gouache (mid-price set), two sable brushes, pencil and kneaded eraser and fine Faber-Castell black ink pen.

Instructor: Joan Chiverton, former advertising art director, illustrator editorial artist for The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.

SXG 300 Wardrobe Technician Career Start-Up
1.2 CEU
This course concentrates on advanced wardrobing functions as well as the practical aspects of starting a career. Learn how to break down a script and interpret the characters in a film, video or TV show through the use of clothing and accessories. How to set up a truck and what to do during production is included. Direction for getting jobs and the steps necessary to starting a wardrobing-related career - whether as technician or a stylist- are covered. Certificate students may choose SXG 300 or SXG 310 to complete the program requirement, and may take both if desired.

Instructor: Pattie Barbosa, professional wardrobe costumer.

SXG 310 Costume Design Career Start-Up
1.2 CEU
This course concentrates on advanced costume design functions and how to obtain work and build your portfolio and costume design career. Industry professionals give you the latest insider tips on getting started in the field. Certificate students may choose SXG 300 or SXG 310 to complete the program requirements, and may take both if desired.

Instructor: Ingrid Price, TV, film, theatrical costume designer.

SXG 610 The Great Costume Designers 
1.2 CEU
What would Annie Hall, Holly Golightly, Eliza Dolitte, Gordan Gekko, or the Sugar Plum Fairy be without their clothes? Just as there are great fashion designers, there are great costume designers whose work is celebrated for its contributions to the movies, theatre, and dance. Gain an appreciation for who these geniuses are and the wonderful characters they've brought to life. Explore the impact of costume artists such as Edith Head, William Ivey Long, Cecil Beaton, Colleen Atwood, Catherine Zuber, and Sandy Powell, to name a few, in this enlightening and entertaining workshop. 

Instructor: Isabel Rubio, costume designer and wardrobe supervisor for film, TV, opera, theatre, ballet, and print.

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