Associate Professor, Costume Designer
Maureen received her B.S. from Buffalo State College in Apparel and Textiles and her M.F.A. in Theatre with an emphasis in Costume Design from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. Previous to joining the faculty at Niagara University, her career spanned many facets of costuming and areas of the country including: Assistant to the Operational Costume Coordinator for the Walt Disney World Company in Orlando, Florida. At Niagara, Ms. Stevens has designed or coordinated more than 75 productions. Professional design credits include: The Whipping Man at the Jewish Repertory Theatre, the premiere of Over the Tavern at Studio Arena Theatre, The Taming of the Shrew and Two Gentlemen of Verona at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival in Boulder, CO, and It’s a Wonderful Life – the Radio Play at Buffalo’s Kavinoky Theatre.
B.S. Magna Cum Laude, in Apparel and Textile Technology, Minor in Theatre from Buffalo State College M.F.A. in Theatre specializing in Costume Design from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign