Mary Elizabeth Valesano

Instructor of Theatre & Costume Designer

Mary Elizabeth Valesano
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Reno Hall
Room: 033
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. She joined Detroit Mercy in 2019 and teaches Introduction to Theatre and Theatrical Design.

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.