The Theatre School/DePaul University

The Costume Survey

Description provided by the program

Intensive conservatory programs at a long established and distinguished theatre school located in one of the most active theatre centers in the country. Professional quality productions produced and performed at theatres in the new award-winning Theatre School building and at the historic Reskin Theatre in downtown Chicago. Distinguished, professionally active faculty. The Theatre School was formerly known as the Goodman School of Drama.

Areas of Focus

  • Design
  • Pattern making
  • Management
  • Costume Crafts
  • Wigs and Makeup

Degrees Offered

  • BFA: Costume Design, Costume Technology


  • Deanna Serrano Aliosius: Head, Costume Technology.
  • Nan Zabriskie: Makeup and Wigs.
  • Birgit Rattenborg Wise: Costume Design.
  • Laura Whitlock: Costume Techology, Crafts.
  • Janice Pytel: Rendering, Design.
  • : Various adjunct faculty in craft and design areas.


  • Myron Elliot: Costume Shop Manager
  • Sheila Franklin: Draper, Cutter
  • So Hui Chong: Stitcher

General Contact Information

Admissions Office
The Theatre School/DePaul University,
2135 N. Kenmore
Chicago, IL 60614-4111