Degree Level:
Bachelor’s
Degree:
Bachelor of Fine Arts

Significant production opportunities challenge and inspire while helping students build a body of work and prepare for career success.

The Stephens College B.F.A. in Costume Design develops professionals who are prepared to take on their next role — whether that is a position with a major national or regional theater company, fashion design firm, a competitive apprenticeship or fellowship, or prestigious M.F.A. program.

 

 

Program Features

  • Accelerated B.F.A. program — three years/two summers (eight-semester program).
  • Collaborations with students in Technical Theatre and Stage Management, Fashion Design and Digital Filmmaking programs — for comprehensive learning experience.
  • Varied production schedule across a wide range of styles and genres.
  • Significant schedule of nationally and regionally recognized guest actors, directors and designers.

 

Career Preparation

  • The program emphasizes career preparation; students receive personalized feedback from mentors and advisers starting their first semester.
  • The program features two summer intensives at Stephens’ Okoboji Summer Theatre (OST), a professional summer stock theatre company. OST offers an extensive production schedule.

Stephens College allowed me to focus on what I knew I wanted. They gave me the training that has helped me through my entire career. The faculty and staff have always been a source of knowledge and inspiration for me that I will never stop being grateful for.”

Cami Hubert ’12

Faculty

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Application and Portfolio Submission

A portfolio submission is required for the B.F.A. in Costume Design program.

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Contact Us

Performing Arts

Kristy Simpson,
Administrative Assistant
(573) 876-7194 [email protected] Historic Senior Hall 204

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