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Theatre Costume – Postgraduate Diploma

This two year course covers all areas of costume making, from pattern cutting through to the finished garment. The course also includes organisational and managerial skills, budget control and ordering, and will prepare you fully for a career in costume making and wardrobe supervision.

Throughout the training, students will gain an understanding of the employment framework of costume/ wardrobe departments within theatre and related industries.

The training will provide students with the skills needed to take a design and transform it into a finished garment. The training will also give students all the skills required to take on the role of Costume Supervisor on a show. Students will supervise on the Academy’s public productions, where they will work with professional directors and designers.

For more information about this course, visit the school website.

Awarding body

King’s College London

School contact details

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
62-64 Gower Street
London WC1E 6ED

Tel 020 7636 7076





All applications are direct to the school. For more information on the application process visit how to apply.