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Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)

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This paper discusses a theoretical costume design for The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare. The costume designer chose to set the production in an imaginary, fanciful place, with Gothic fashion, art nouveau, and fairy tale illustrations as influences. The paper includes character analysis, research, and a discussion of the design process.

First Advisor

June B Gaeke