Internship

  • What do you do?
    • Hands-on
    • "You can take DVC's costuming class, but this is a lot different. A

       

      t the end of the day, we're being taught and then doing it. Get a lot more attention and hands- on guidance. Usually only about 3 of us at a time. "

    •  Stitching
    • Working with patterns

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    • Hand-sewing
    • Cutting fabric
    • Building from scratch
    • Stocking and organizing
    • "Get to learn a lot about the different types of clothing"
      • Like "hosen"
    • Learning about historical fashion by period
    • Getting to meet the actors we're building clothes for
    • Getting treated like a professional, being held to their standards
  • What do you learn?
    • Working with patterns, to cutting and sewing together a complete piece
    • Using industrial sewing machines
    • Watching a real-life professional costume shop in operation
  • How long?
    • Late may to Late July
    • Summer program
  • Advice
    • Don't be afraid to ask questions
    • Take your time
  • How do you sign up?
    • Willingness
    • Assessments to skill level
    • 16 and up
    • Unpaid
    • DVC work-study program COOP180. Degree credit, transferrable
    • Local and able to come into the shop
    • 4 hours a day, 2 days a week and up.

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