Date of Graduation
College of Creative Arts
Design and Technology
This thesis will give an account of the costume design process for The Phantom Tollbooth at West Virginia University. Specifically, the responsibilities of the role of Costume Designer, from initial meetings to final production. This document will include research about child psychology that inspired the primary design process, specifically the influence of children’s dreams, and their relationship to toys. This information was utilized to create designs explicitly for children’s theatre audiences. I will present and evaluate the costume designs, including the design evolution until the final production. Detailing the process of costume construction while working with a costume shop. Visual aides are provided throughout including research, color renderings, and production photos.
Cappuccilli, Chloe Elizabeth, "The Costume Design Process for The Phantom Tollbooth" (2020). Graduate Theses, Dissertations, and Problem Reports. 7536.