Just as a playwright crafts his abstract ideas for a story into a play with his use of concrete language, a costume designer must craft abstract thoughts and images of color, style, and texture into concrete items of clothing. This product helps to give the audience insight into the characters from the moment they first appear on stage. In order to manufacture such a product, the designer must choose a process.
Theatre and Performance Studies
Hansen '97, Lauren, "The Threadbare Thirties: Research for a Costume Design for Kaufman and Hart's You Can't Take it With You" (1997). Honors Projects. Paper 8.