Chapter 12: Costumes

Every garment worn in a theatrical production is called a costume. Before a magician performs the first routine, their wardrobe has already spoken for the performer. Just like in movies, a costume designer can help to create the look of the character. If you want to become a professional entertainer, getting a costume designer involved in your costume design is probably the best thing you can do.

To find a costume designer in your area, here are some websites that list contacts:

Another place to look for help is colleges, universities, and technical schools that teach drama. If you call them, they might know some good students who would like to help you. If you can’t find someone in your area, consider subscribing to fashion magazines or watching fashion shows on TV. Today, there are channels and opportunities for almost everything.

With an idea and a small ad in your newspaper, you might be surprised how many people offer to help you.