Costume Studies, Diploma in two years - The Aesthetics of Historical Dress a THEA 4407   The Aesthetics of Historical Dress a
This course examines the aesthetics of historical dress, tracing the evolution of changing silhouettes and historical pattern design throughout the eighteenth and/or nineteenth centuries. The student will learn to carry out material-culture and textual analyses of historical source material with a view to re-creating the characters and dress of the eighteenth and/or nineteenth centuries. This course stresses research and academic skills, along with applied skills. Primary research forms a significant component of this course. This course is part of the Costume Studies Program.
NOTES: THEA 4407.03 and THEA 4408.03 must be completed within the same academic year.
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PREREQUISITES: For BA in Theatre (Costume Studies) students: PERF 1000.03 and PERF 1002.03, THEA 1451.03, THEA 1452.03, THEA 2011.03, THEA 2012.03, THEA 2401.03, THEA 2402.03, THEA 2406 or THEA 2407.03 and THEA 2408.03, THEA 2412.03, THEA 2451.03, THEA 3402.03, THEA 3403.03, THEA 3451 or THEA 3452.03 and THEA 3453.03, THEA 3454.03, THEA 3455.03. For Diploma in Costume Studies: see course combinations in calendar. Permission of the instructor is required.
RESTRICTIONS: Costume Studies BA or Diploma students only.
EXCLUSIONS: THEA 3405.06, THEA 4406.06