Mary Zihal

Senior Draper

Mary Zihal has been working in the Yale School of Drama Costume Shop officially since 1992, working her way up to the position of Senior Draper.  Other positions Mary has held in her career have been that of Designer, Design Assistant, First Hand, Costume Shop Supervisor, and Stitcher at theatres such as  Long Wharf Theatre, Syracuse Stage, Greater Miami Opera, Coconut Grove Playhouse, The Berkshire Theatre Festival, Fairfield University, and Southern Connecticut State University.  Mary received both her BFA and MFA in Technical Theatre and Costume Design from Florida Altantic University.