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Costume Design

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Wales Millennium Centre

30 – 31 October 2023




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Costume Design

Get creative for free

30 – 31 October 2023

Wales Millennium Centre

Interested in a career in Costume? Join us for a free two-day introduction to Costume Design.

During the two days, you will learn a variety of creative techniques for designing costumes for stage and screen, and at the end of the course you will have created your own imaginative designs around characters and styles that are unique to you.

The course will look at some of the skills needed to be a costume designer and guide you through creative processes such as character breakdown, 3D development of ideas in paper, costume illustration and exploring different materials. This course also looks at possible career paths and further training in the costume department, or if costume design is something that’s completely new to you it is also an opportunity to come along and have a go!

About the course leader

Sandra is a Cardiff-based theatre designer and maker who completed an MA in Design for Performance at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in 2017. Before moving to Wales, Sandra worked as a prop maker at Madame Tussauds Wax Figure Productions and has also created bespoke costumes and props for productions in London’s West End. In the past few years, Sandra has worked with companies such as Wales Millennium Centre, National Theatre Wales and Sherman Theatre and is most excited when she gets to create characters that are fantastical or ‘out of the ordinary’.


Our courses are available to anyone aged 14–25 from all backgrounds across Wales and are entry level, aimed at the curious, beginners, or for those looking to refresh their skills.

To secure your place on our free course, please sign up.


30 – 31 October, 10am – 4pm each day.


Creative Voice is a unique training programme offering young people the platform to explore their interests, express themselves, build creative confidence, and to share their narrative through practical learning.

This activity is funded by The Moondance Foundation, Garfield Weston Foundation, The Simon Gibson Charitable Trust and The Mary Homfray Charitable Trust.

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