Colorado State University costume shop housed at the UCA, (room 229B) is a laboratory in which students, faculty and staff may explore all facets of costume design. Excellence is our goal. In all areas of the design, construction, and maintenance of costumes which includes organization and time management, teaching, storage, cleaning, repair, costume crafts, fabric and textile manipulation, and portfolio readiness. The workroom features 13 brand new Bernina machine and 4 brand new Bernina sergers, 2 industrial sewing Bernina’s, 2 industrial and 2 domestic irons, 2 large cutting tables and 1 fitting room. The Theatre costume inventory stocks both contemporary and period costumes as well as Dance and Opera pieces. With historical clothing pieces derived from the Avenier museum dating back to the 1880’s available to our students to handle for costume design and building reference. In addition to our space, the Craft Room is used for construction of all costume pieces that require more than a sewing machine. Belts, hats, and shoes are made or altered here, and dyeing, painting, distressing, and other techniques are used on existing pieces. It contains 2 washer, 1 dryer, a large worktable, and storage for art/distressing supplies, make-up and wigs. Our theatre houses two dressing, each with 10 spacious individual counter spaces, with excellent lighting for makeup application and ample space for costume racks. As well as intercom that provides a live stage feed and direct communication with stage management. And restrooms that include shower facilities.