Description provided by the program

The M.F.A. program in Costume Design is intended to prepare students for entry into careers in professional or educational theatre and the performing arts. Emphasis is on the development of a defined aesthetic and collaborative process, accomplished through a balanced training program of classes and work on realized productions. Students design at least four major productions, and equal emphasis is placed on design and technology.

Areas of Focus

  • Design
  • Education

Degrees Offered

  • BA: General Theatre, Design and Production
  • MFA: Design


  • Erin Carignan: Costume Design, Costume Technology.


  • Rose Kaczmarowski: Costume Shop Manager

General Contact Information

Erin Carignan, Visiting Assistant Professor
Purdue University Department of Theatre
Yue-Kong Pao Hall for Visual and Performing Arts
552 West Wood Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2002
FAX: 765-496-1766

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