University of Maryland Baltimore County

The Costume Survey

Description provided by the program

BA Theatre degree for students interested in broad understanding of all areas of theatre while focusing in costume design and/or technology. The department boasts a new state of the art facility where students design and build theatrical productions that confront societal ethical, political, and artistic ideas and practices- without competing with graduate students.

Areas of Focus

  • Design
  • Patternmaking
  • Costume Crafts
  • Wigs and Makeup

Degrees Offered

  • BA: General, Design and Technology


  • Eric Abele: Lecturer; costume design and costume crafts, makeup, puppetry, career preparation. Member of United Scenic Artist Local 829.
  • Joan Larkins Mather: Lecturer & Costume Shop Supervisor; costume technology, pattern-making, dress and self-image.


  • Erika Krause: Interim Assistant Costume Shop Manager; costume technology, management 2

General Contact Information

Joan Larkins Mather
1000 Hilltop Circle
PAHB 205
Phone 410-455-3523

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