The Theatre School at Wimbledon College of Art (part of University of the Arts London), is one of the world& 39;s best schools for technical theatre arts. Each June the graduating class displays their final work in a show, held at the Wimbledon Space.
Costume Interpretation at Wimbledon (WCA), is almost unique in the UK in producing exceptionally skilled graduates, many of whom now work major arts institutions, such as The Royal Opera House and The Victoria and Albert Museum. Several of the graduating class played major backstage roles in the London 2012 Olympic Ceremonies. Costume Interpretation is the three dimentional realization of costume, for film, TV, opera and theatre. We produce work across many disicplines: millinery, tailoring, tutu-making, historical dressmaking, fabrication, corsetry, dyeing, printing and beadwork. See the photo gallery for a glimpse at what we get up to.
We want to raise money to help fund our part of the degree show, and as a theatre school we love to put on an amazing show. This time of year it& 39;s more important than ever, and in total we need almost £2000!! We have a variety of things on the go, so be sure to follow the twitter (@costume2013) to keep up to date with on campus events and sales. Many students recieve their first paid jobs from the degree show Industry and Private View nights. We want to make this year bigger and better than ever before, and really give the visitors something spectacular to remember. For the Industry night we want to be able to provide resfreshments and entertainment, as well as tote bags for our new contacts to take away with them. The show is also open to public for a week, and we want to be able to provide enough catalogues for everyone to be able to have one, and be able to provide information about the world of costume for stage and screen to future generations. Money will also need to be spend on staging for the costumes, such as manniquin covers, signage and vinyl information stickers.
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Thank You so much for taking the time to find out about us, and we look forward to hearing from you soon. Time to get back on with the sewing!
Find out general course information at: http://www.wimbledon.arts.ac.uk/courses/courses-by-level/undergraduate-theatre/ba-costume-interpretation/