University of Southern Mississippi

The Costume Survey

Description provided by the program

With an equal focus on imagination, theory, and application, costuming studies at Southern Miss are designed to provide students with industry tools as well as continual experience in the application of those tools. The design curriculum involves core coursework involving regular studio workshops and steady design opportunities through our impressive academic and summer theatre seasons. Courses of study are tailored to the specific needs of each student.

Areas of Focus

  • Design

Degrees Offered

  • BA: General
  • BFA: Design and Technology
  • MFA: Design and Technology


  • J. Theresa Bush.


  • Kelly James-Penot: Supervisor of Costume and Makeup Production, Costume Shop Supervisor

General Contact Information

Dr. John Warrick
Department of Theatre at USM
118 College Dr. #5052
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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