Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


Upon completion of the course, the students are able to:

-Explore through artistic research how costume can become a conceptual tool generating performance

-Experiment with costume as a form of art and investigate the notion of authorship through costume

-Initiate a costume-based concept and communicate clearly ideas for development within an artistic team

-Build a network for collaborative work, organize and motivate an artistic team on a costume-led performance

Credits: 2

Schedule: 26.01.2021 - 05.02.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Sofia Pantouvaki

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Sofia Pantouvaki

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The course has an experimental nature and focuses on an original and creative approach to costume as a conceptual tool. The students develop their ideas through independent research and communicate them to a multidisciplinary artistic team. Through collaborative work, the students develop a costume-based concept into a performative form. The course includes all stages from concept development to design, realisation and presentation of the outcome, as well as documentation of the students' methodology of work and reflection on their own practice.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Students' development during the course, motivation, independent and group work outcomes, attendance and active participation in discussions.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The workload depends on the type of content offered in each version of this course, and will be specified in the syllabus.


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Barbieri, Donatella, 2012. 'Costume Re-Considered', in: Endyesthai (To Dress) - Historical, Sociological and Methodological Approaches, Conference Proceedings, Athens, 9-11 April 2010, Endymatologika No. 4. Nafplion: Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, 147-152.

    Pantouvaki, Sofia, 2010. 'Theatrical Costume: Dressing the Role Dressing the Performer', in: Endyesthai (To Dress) Towards a Costume Culture Museum, I. Papantoniou (ed.). Nafplion / Athens: Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, 109-117.

    Other specific literature will be informed separately.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:


SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    5 Gender Equality



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