Central Washington University

The Costume Survey

Description provided by the program

The Theatre Arts Department offers several undergraduate degree options, supported by the production company, Central Theatre Ensemble, which produces a eight-show season each year. The BFA program features a unique interdisciplinary format. In the classroom you will learn the theory, history and gain the skills you need to find success in our production program. Students have multiple opportunities to design for the regular season, in all areas of costume. Based on a professional theatre model, the strength of our production company, Central Theatre Ensemble, has led our graduates on to professional careers and prestigious graduate programs throughout the United States and abroad. The only thing missing is you!

Areas of Focus

  • Design and Technology
  • Costume Crafts
  • Wigs and Makeup

Degrees Offered

  • BFA: Design and Technology
  • BA: Theatre Studies
  • MA: Theatre Production. Summer Residency (Ed. Credential optional)
  • MA: Theatre Studies - Academic year residency


  • Scott R. Robinson: Design and Technology.
  • M. Catherine "Cat" McMillen: Wig Design and Technology.
  • Meredith Magoun: Costume Design and Technology.


  • M. Catherine "Cat" McMillen: Costume Shop Manager

General Contact Information

Central Theatre Ensemble
Central Washington University
400 East University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7460
FAX 509-963-1767

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