Montclair State University

The Costume Survey

Description provided by the program

Four performance spaces provide the undergraduate student with ample costume design and technology opportunities. Other resources include, public transportation, 30 minutes to NYC, working professional staff, internships, safe suburban setting.

Areas of Focus

  • Costume Design
  • Shop Management
  • Costume Technology
  • Wigs and Makeup

Degrees Offered

  • BA: General
  • BFA: Production and Design


  • Debra Bergsma Otte: Resident Costume Designer, Associate Professor of Design.


  • Judith Evans: Costume Shop Supervisor
  • Jeannette Aultz: Assistant Costume Shop Supervisor
  • Amanda Phillips Ballingit: Draper
  • Kate Pippin: Draper
  • Jillian Coratti: Draper
  • Stephanie Spangler: Wardrobe Supervisor

General Contact Information

Debra Bergsma Otte
Montclair State University
Department of Theatre and Dance
Montclair, NJ 07043
FAX: 973-744-7717
Randy Mugleston, Chair, 973-655-7343

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