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Theatre Production I Costume Shop
Course: THO202AC

First Term: 2023 Fall
Laboratory   1.0 Credit(s)   2.0 Period(s)   0.0 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: C = Co-op rate per RFP

Description: The objective of this course is to provide hands-on experience in the creation of a theatrical production. This course is tailored around the work done in a Theatre Costume Shop. Structured to provide the student with an atmosphere of professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment are made available for student use.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Identify terms and measurements used in costume construction. (I-III)
2. Utilize basic and advanced costume construction techniques to generate costumes for full-scale productions. (I-III)
3. Develop proficiency in basic hand and machine sewing skills. (II, III)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Materials and equipment
   A. Tools
      1. Cutting
      2. Measuring
      3. Marking
      4. Pressing
      5. Other
   B. Sewing supplies
      1. Threads
      2. Hand sewing needles
      3. Notions
      4. Sewing machine
      5. Serger
II. Hand sewing techniques
   A. Basic stitches
   B. Closures
      1. Button
      2. Hooks and bars
      3. Snaps
III. Machine sewing techniques
   A. Thread machine
   B. Thread and load bobbin
   C. Adjust stitch length and width
   D. Straight stitch
   E. Zig zag
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 28, 2023

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