Faculty Profiles

Melissa Bialko

Professional Specialist in Costume Design



MFA, The Ohio State University
BA, Ashland University

Research Interests 

  • Cultural and minority arts

Courses Recently Taught 

  • THTR 365: Fashion and costume history
  • THTR 410: History of European performance
  • THTR 410: Theatre as a profession
  • THTR 455: Costume design
  • THTR 490: Stage makeup

Professional Experience 

  • Fifteen years experience working in freelance theatre and film

Professional Memberships 

IATSE Local 187, 2013-present
USITT, United States Institute for Theatre Technology