Department of Theatre

Anna Grywalski

Lecturer in Theatre/Costume Director

Office Location

Costume Shop, 51 College Ave., USM Gorham Campus


(207) 780-5945

Academic Degrees

  • MFA Costume Design, UCLA
  • BA Theatre, The Ohio State University


Anna earned a BA in Theatre from The Ohio State University and an MFA in Costume Design from UCLA.  She has designed professionally for theatre and film across the country, including in Ohio, California, Illinois, and Wyoming.  For the USM main stage, she has designed costumes for Under Milk WoodThe Language ArchiveThe Merry Wives of Windsor, Dance USM!, Neighboorhood 3:Requisition of Doom, Twelfth Night, A Man of No Importance, and The Importance of Being Earnest. From 2014-2016, Anna worked for Casper College as the Costume and Makeup Designer, Costume Shop Manager, and Instructor of Costume and Makeup Design.  Anna is excited to have joined the USM team as Costume Director and be experiencing what the beautiful east coast has to offer.  

At USM, Anna currently instructs the costume practicum, and teaches classes in Stage Make-Up, and Costume Design.