University of Minnesota

The Costume Survey

Description provided by the program

Graduate students have 3-5 costume designs produced during the three-year program and are encouraged to design and work in all areas of design and technology. The Twin Cities area is a gold-mine of opportunity for internships, design opportunities, and employment in theatre and related fields. In addition to full-time faculty, professional artists from the Guthrie and Children's Theatre Company are regular affiliate faculty, teaching a variety of topics including Costume Crafts, Millinery, Painting and Dyeing and Hair and Wig design.

Degrees Offered

  • MFA: Design/Technology with Costume Emphasis.
  • MA/PhD:


  • Mathew LeFebvre: Resident Costume Designer.


  • Susan Pettigrew: Costume Shop Manager

General Contact Information

Graduate Studies Secretary
580B Rarig Center
330 21st Ave. S
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis MN 55455

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