San Francisco State University

The Costume Survey

Description provided by the program

Excellent faculty and recently revised curriculum. Courses offered include costume history, graphics, beginning and advanced design, and a variety of advanced construction courses offered on a rotating basis ( i.e. Tailoring, Advanced Construction, Crafts, Period Patterning). Large undergraduate program and small Graduate program with lots of opportunity for students in design and construction on departmental Mainstage and workshop productions. Productions largely designed and constructed by students through classes and independent projects with faculty/staff supervision. Positive history of job placement for alumni in Bay Area theatres.

Areas of Focus

  • Design
  • Construction

Degrees Offered

  • BA: with Costume Emphasis
  • MFA: Costume Emphasis, Design


  • Todd Roehrman: Costume Design and Technology.
  • Conchita Fayos: Lecturer.
  • Miriam Lewis: Lecturer.
  • Various Guest Lecturers from Professional Community.


  • Wendy Amorose: Costume Shop Supervisor

General Contact Information

Todd Roehrman
Professor/Costume Design and Technology
Director, School of Theatre & Dance
College of Liberal & Creative Arts
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94132

E-mail contacts

  • [MFA Coordinator]