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The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem

Costuming 101: Intro to Costume Design

with Tara Raczenski


For ages 12 - 18
August 9 - August 13, 2021
1:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Costuming 101: Intro to Costume Design is a one-week design camp which will give participants hands-on training and experience in costume designing for the theatre, with over 10,000 costumes, fabrics, and accessories to utilize. Class time will consist of a brief overview of theatrical costume design basics, as well as the history of clothing, timed team and individual "challenges", and a culminating costume parade at the end of the week.

Some sewing experience is strongly recommended as there will be some basic sewing involved in the class. If you need a brush-up on sewing, or don't have sewing experience, you can take our morning class "Intro to Sewing" and receive a $25 discount on this class.

Enrollment is limited for this camp due to spacing considerations, so register soon!

About the Instructor:
Tara Raczenski
is the LTWS Costume Shop Manager, who got hooked on costumes with LTWS five years ago by volunteering to work on Sense & Sensibility. Since that time, she has designed ten shows for LTWS as well as other organizations around the Triad, including an all-female version of 1776 for which she won best Costume Design, and for RhinoLeap's Equity production of To Kill a Mockingbird. Tara also enjoys utilizing her degree in performance onstage, when she gets the chance, and adapting classic literature for the stage. Her version of Treasure Island was selected winner for the 2018 Forsyth County New Play Initiative. Tara is also a five-year member of The Jane Austen Society of North America.

Payment plan available: $25 deposit plus 1 payment of $75.00, paid every four weeks.
  • Aug 9 - 13th, 2021
    Mon - Fri for 1 week from 1:15 - 4:15 pm

LTWS Workshop, 2900 Indiana Ave.


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