Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijke Academie van Antwerpen
Costume design: Production analysis 313541/2803/2223/1/23
Study guide

Costume design: Production analysis 3

Academic year 2022-23
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, programme stage 3
    • Costume Design
    Choice package:
    • aan opleidingsonderdelen naar keuze
    • aan opleidingsonderdelen naar keuze I
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts
    • Costume Design
    Choice package:
    • Elective courses
  • Bridging Programme Visual Arts
  • Preparatory Programme Visual Arts
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Special admission is required to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Mallems Alex
Languages: Dutch, English
Scheduled for: Semester 1 + Semester 2
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2022 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 90,00 hours


Learning outcomes (list)

BA3 - The student knows about and understands the social, cultural, artistic, historical and international context of the visual arts and artistic praxis, and continues to develop this knowledge and understanding.
"The student has gained insight into the dramatic structures of theater performances and can develop a deeper analysis of characters, action, costumes, decor, lighting, grime, etc. "
BA4 - The student develops and sharpens his/her critical and investigative attitude towards designs and/or realizations that arise from visual experiments and research, emotion and intuition.
The student is able to critically assess a theater performance.
BA5 - When developing his/her personal visual language the students starts from a searching and reflective attitude when developing one's own visual language.
The student is able to discuss a attended theater performance in a sensible way, and to formulate his/her own opinion concerning specifically the principles of directing, the style of playing, and the way in which scenography and costume design contribute to the realization of a total concept.

Course content

For the course Production Analysis students watch five performances in group. They analyse them thoroughly in a paper, thereby discussing the visual aspects (costumes, scenography, light, etc.) as well as formulating extensively an opinion of one's own. If possible, a critical discussion in group is had after the performance. The paper is the subject of an oral discussion in which additional questions are asked and feedback is provided.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis32,00 hours
Lectures and / or tutorials26,00 hours
Workplace training and / or internship32,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Academic yearArtistic practical assessment100,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodArtistic practical assessment100,00