Any Massachusetts student in grades 5 – 9 is eligible for the design contest.

The rules are simple:

The applicant’s design concept must be original and its rendering must be exclusively his or her own work.

Designs are to be illustrated on 11”x 17” paper in color using the medium of your choice.

Submit one costume design for each of two (2) separate characters that appear in one scene or act of a play/musical of your choice.

Designs may include a clear overlay to show a coat or outerwear.

Designs must be approved by the applicant’s drama teacher/advisor.

Actual fabric swatches that would be used in the making of the costume may be included to better explain your design.

Designer should be able to clearly explain choices including the design and color used for the particular scene.

Designs will be evaluated by two adjudicators independently using the Costume Design Contest rubric which is linked below.

The student with the highest score will receive a cash prize at an awards ceremony in the Spring.

Suggested Productions (You may choose one of these or choose any other play/musical):

Charlotte’s Web
Midsummer Night’s Dream
Aladdin
The Lion King
Willy Wonka

Application Deadline: January 4, 2019

Fee: $15 per student from METG member school; $20 for non-member

Contest Judging Day: Saturday, January 26 at Stony Brook School in Westford Beginning at 10:00 am (Snow Day: Sunday, January 27)

Middle School Costume Design Contest

For students in grades 5-9. Submit one costume design for each of two (2) separate characters that appear in one scene or act of a play/musical of your choice.

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