Mary Elizabeth Valesano

Mary Elizabeth Valesano

Assistant Professor of Theatre
Costume Designer for the Detroit Mercy Theatre Company

Mary Elizabeth Valesano
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Briggs Building
Room: 208
Phone: 313-993-3268
Mary Elizabeth Valesano
Costume Design
Costume Construction


  • M.F.A, Wayne State University
  • B.A., Hope College


Mary Elizabeth Valesano received her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and French from Hope College, and her Master of Fine Arts in Costume Design from Wayne State University. Valesano teaches Introduction to Theatre, Theatrical Design, Management Techniques and Introduction to the Arts.

She has previously worked with several Michigan theatre companies, including Shakespeare in the Arb, Michigan Shakespeare Festival, Meadow Brook Theatre, Mason Street Warehouse, and Hope Summer Repertory Theatre.

She joined Detroit Mercy in 2019.