Production & Fashion Design
Artistry & Design
Students will learn to use all types of media: pencil, charcoal, pastels and paint. They will study composition using still and live elements incorporating lighting and background format. Students will study art history from antiquities to graffiti.
Fashion, Costumes & More
Students will design with drawing & fabric. This class will have a strong focus on figure drawing and fashion design which requires drapery and figure drawing. Students will study the trends of fashion throughout history. They will learn costume technique to meet the needs of the script and director, students will work with the backstage class on costuming and with the artistry class for drawing.
Backstage Theatre Production
Students will focus on stage design, props, backdrops, makeup and costuming. Students will work the backstage components to the JDS Actors Studio Spring Plays. They will learn and assist with set painting, props, costumes and more. During the semester they will make latex masks, skull caps, learn about and practice stage make up, hand stitching and alteration technique for costume & make up design. They will also get to choose a stage production of their choice and create and build a replica of a scene.
See Classes & Programs page for class cost and duration.