Florida School of the Arts


Costume Design and Technology Specialization - Associate in Science Degree

The Costume Design and Technology Associate in Science degree program curriculum at Florida School of the Arts begins with an examination of the fundamental techniques of costume design through a series of historical and problem-oriented projects. Emphasis is placed on imagination and problem-solving in costume rendering and presentation of work. Students in the costume design program also have the unique opportunity to design and construct costumes for the many school productions throughout the year. Upon completion of the costume program, a student is prepared for employment as a costume/wardrobe professional or as a costume technician in a professional shop. Students may also choose to continue their education in costume design at the university level.

Program Details

Start Date: Fall and Spring

Program Requirements: See Catalog
Performing Arts Course Descriptions: (PDF)
Program Plan-Course Rotation: (PDF)

Location: Palatka Campus, Florida School of the Arts

Graduation Requirements

Rachael Holt
(386) 312-4300

Auditions/Portfolio Review

Portfolio should include the following and can be provided via Google drive, Dropbox, or a thumb drive:

  • Individual pieces that demonstrate the student’s artistic ability in the areas of technical theater
  • Photos of the candidate working in their areas of interest
  • A complete design process in one of their areas of interest (not necessarily a realized production). Show the design process from research to project in the form of a model or renderings.
  • Examples of a realized design process or design (that actually went into production)
  • Research demonstrating a thorough script analysis
  • Drafting or drawings done in the planning stages
  • Photos of the work in progress focusing specifically on what the student is working on
  • Photos of the finished product in production

During the audition, you may be asked questions regarding the following topics:
• Career Goals • Arts Experience & Training • College Goals & Expectations • General Background

Request an Audition/Portfolio Review.
How to Apply!


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Rachael Holt
(386) 312-4300