College of William and Mary

The Costume Survey

Description provided by the program

Strong departmental emphasis on the Liberal Arts approach to the Theatre degree. Good facilities and stock. Ambitious program. Good students, highly competitive admissions. Mainstage designs a possibility. No specific focus in curriculum; emphasis is student`s choice. Summer affiliation with Virginia Shakespeare Festival. Many students go on to MFA or Internship programs, including Julliard, Arden Theatre. Graduates teaching at NYU, FIT, University of Colorado at Boulder, Northern Colorado at Greeley, Duke, University of Texas-Austin and Rutgers. Mainstage designs for theatre and dance a possibility.

Degrees Offered

  • BA: in Theatre with Costume Emphasis
  • Minor: in Theatre or in Dance


  • Patricia M Wesp: Design, Construction, History, Survival.


  • Mary Jo O'Shaughnessy: Costume Shop Manager

General Contact Information

Patricia M. Wesp,Professor
Department of Theatre, Speech, and Dance
College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795

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