Northern Kentucky University

The Costume Survey

Description provided by the program

The Department of Theatre and Dance at NKU offers the following programs of study in Theatrical Costuming. Bachelor of Arts with an emphasis in Technology and/or Design is great for students who are double majoring or have a variety of interests. Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design and Technology is a more intensive study for the budding professional. Classes offerings include Makeup and Hair, Costume Design I and II, Costume Construction I and II, Stagecraft with a Costume Emphasis, Costume Craft and other specialty courses.

Areas of Focus

  • Design
  • Patternmaking
  • Management
  • Costume Crafts
  • Wigs and Makeup

Degrees Offered

  • BA: General, Wigs and Makeup
  • BFA: Design, Technology, Design and Technology


  • Ronnie Chamberlain: Costume Design, Costume Technology, Hair and Makeup Design.
  • Jeff Shearer: Costume Shop Manager.

General Contact Information

Ronnie Chamberlain
Northern Kentucky University
204 A Fine Arts Building
1 Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 47610

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