University of Massachusetts, Amherst

The Costume Survey

Description provided by the program

The undergraduate program emphasizes a liberal arts background in theater with some time to specialize in the costume area. At the graduate level the student concentrates in costume design with frequent design assignments in the production season as well as opportunities to increase the skills needed in pattern making, construction, costume crafts and millinery.

Areas of Focus

  • Design

Degrees Offered

  • BA: in Theatre with Costume Emphasis
  • MFA: Costume Design


  • Yao Chen: Costume Design, Costume History.


  • Kristin Jensen: Costume Shop Manager, Draper
  • Felicia McNeill: Assistant to the Costume Shop Manager

General Contact Information

Gina Kaufmann
Department of Theatre
University of Massachusetts
112 Fine Arts Center
151 Presidents Drive,
Amherst, MA 01003

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