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Styling and Costume Design for a Stage Performance

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Learn how to design a strong stage look and reflect the artist's personality through clothing and accessories
  • Introduction
  • Communicating with Your Client
  • Sourcing and Designing Your Concept
  • How to Wrap Things Up
  • Final Project
An artist’s costume has the power to express their ideas and emotions while working in perfect harmony with the lighting and environment onstage. It’s capable of enhancing their performance, giving the audience that extra wow factor when they appear onstage. Lisa Katnic is a stylist and costume designer based in Los Angeles with over fifteen years of experience. She has worked with artists like Miley Cyrus, Pharrell Williams, Rihanna, Billie Eilish, and many more.

In this course, Lisa shares all her costume design and styling tricks and secrets for artists and performers. Learn how to work with a brief, reflect the artist’s personality through clothing and accessories, and professionally present your concept to a client.


  • About Me
  • Influences
  • What We Will Do on the Course?
  • Styling vs Costume Design
  • Identifying Project Needs
  • Materials for the Stage
  • Body Types
  • Mood Board
  • The Pull
  • Design Your Own Idea 1
  • Design Your Own Idea 2
  • Embellishing Something That Already Exists
  • Fitting
  • Final Look
  • Organizing and Wrapping 1
  • Organizing and Wrapping 2
  • Building Your Portfolio
  • Styling and Costume Design for a Stage Performance

Taught by

Lisa Katnić

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