The purpose of the Master of Fine Arts program in Costume Production is to develop the skills and attitudes needed for a professional or educational career in the costume arts. The program is dedicated to the training of the theatre artist who is responsible for the realization of the designer’s vision.PlayMakers Repertory Company, a professional Equity theatre and member of the League of Resident Theatres (LORT), is affiliated with the Department of Dramatic Art. The opportunity to work in a professional costume shop provides an integral part of the teaching process. Invaluable production training is gained by committing to the creation of costumes meeting exceptionally high standards required in the professional theatre.
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Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
On review of the materials by the faculty of the Costume Production program, the prospective student may be asked to schedule an on-site interview. The interview will include participation in classes, conversations with current students and staff, and a portfolio presentation. The interview should take place before February 28th.Prospective students should complete an online application to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill here. For more information about the Graduate School, go here. In addition to the above materials, the application must be accompanied by three letters of recommendation and two official transcripts.
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