Old Theatre UAF Costume Shop Page Part 2
I retired early from UAF back in 2007, so the Theatre UAF Costume Shop Web presence Has Moved to Theatre UAF Official Site however, old and new UAF students may appreciate these old pages about the costume studio during my time there from 1988-2007. So here is a trip down memory lane. ---Tara Maginnis
Page 2 about the UAF Costume Shop during 1988-2007:
The Costume Shop is unusually large for an undergraduate-only theatre program. While comparing notes with other costumers in the Northwest Drama Conference (AK, WA, OR, & ID) I found it "tied" with Anchorage as the biggest college shop space (21' x 53' in the main room alone) in the Conference region.
Like nearly every costume shop, it is in a basement with no windows and cement walls, but in Winter in Fairbanks this is a blessing. You never realize that it's cold and dark outside till you go to get your car. (Boy do you notice it then!)
One of the main shop disadvantages, a poor ventilation system, we turned to our advantage, by making an all
We have two full-size (4' x 8') padded cutting tables, and a full and a 2/3's size crafts tables, plus a hot glue table.
Costume Shop Equipment
The shop has a comfortable amount of good, equipment, including 6 Wolf-type dress forms, 3 Bernina sewing machines, an industrial overlock serger, a Consew industrial, an Airbrush and compressor, and a genuine industrial soup cooker dye vat.
Students working on their own projects have access to our extensive swatch and scrap bin system, where any fabric smaller than a foot square is available for swatches, and any fabric smaller than a yard square is folded into color coded scraps for use in shows and projects.
In addition to the main room is:
To see all of these
Links to other Costume Shops On the Web