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The Great Costume Designers

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea

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Chelsea, Manhattan
227 W 27th St
Btwn W 27th & W 26th St
New York, New York 10001
SXG 175 55A
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Isabel Rubio

What you'll learn in this fashion design class:

Gain an appreciation for who these geniuses are and the wonderful characters they’ve brought to life. Explore the impact of costume artists such as Edith Head, William Ivy Long, Cecil Beatan, Colleen Atwood, Catherine Zuber, and Sandy Powel, to name a few, in this enlightening and entertaining workshop.

It is an undisputed fact that the costume designer’s role is the key to character recognition and definition as portrayed on film or on stage within a few minutes of viewing. What would Annie Hall, Holly Golighly, Eliza Dolitte, Gordan Gekko, or the Sugar Plum Fairy be without their clothes? Just as there are great fashion designers, there are great costume designers whose work is celebrated for its contributions to the movies, theatre, and dance.

Note: Check room postings in the Fred P. Pomerantz Art and Design Center lobby (7th avenue at 27th Street), by security, or call the day of class for locations: 212-217-8741 or 212-217-3334.

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Refund Policy
Continuing and Professional Studies Refund Policy:

Courses canceled 24 business hours in advance can be fully refunded. Courses that have 2 sessions has 25% refund after first session. Courses that have 3 sessions has 50% refund after first session; No refund after second session. Courses that have 4 sessions will have 50% refund after first session and 25% refund after second session and no refund after third session. Courses that have 5 or more sessions has 75% refund after first session, 50% after second session and 25% after third session and no refund after fourth session.

Please note that there are no makeup sessions and it is highly recommended students attend all sessions of classes they sign up for. They are short, intensive courses and missing one day is missing a lot. 

Precollege Programs Refund Policy:

The $15 registration fee is not refundable.

The refund period ends prior to the second scheduled session of the class, in accordance with the following:

FIT Precollege Programs canceled the course due to low enrollment :
100% including registration fee

Withdrawal prior to the last day of registration :
100% exclusive of registration fee

Withdrawal prior to first day of class:
75% exclusive of registration fee

Withdrawal prior to second day of class:
50% exclusive of registration fee

Withdrawal thereafter:
No refund


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