Marymount Manhattan

Department of
Theatre Arts

Sydney Maresca

Sydney Maresca is a professional costume designer with a strong background in costume construction and fashion history. Her designs have been seen all over New York City and the country and her work was nominated for a Henry Hewes Design Award for The Debate Society’s Buddy Cop 2. She has an M.F.A. degree from New York University’s Tisch Department of Design for Stage and Film and a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College. Professor Maresca has worked with students both as an educator and as a designer at a number of universities including Pace, Princeton, Sarah Lawrence, Western Connecticut State University, Juilliard and the Curtis Institute.

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    Sydney Maresca
    Melanie Einzig


Assistant Professor of Theater Arts


Theater Arts





MFA: NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Design for Stage and Film

BA: Sarah Lawrence College

Recent Work

Sydney Maresca recently designed the costumes for the award winning play Hand to God (MCC, EST), The Year of the Rooster (Ensemble Studio Theater), Percy Jackson and the Lighting Thief (TheatreWorks USA), Blood Play (The Debate Society), When January Feels Like Summer (EST), 16 Words or Less (Clubbed Thumb), Alice in Wonderland (New York City Opera), Finks (EST), The Civil War (TWUSA), The Lapsburgh Layover (Ars Nova), The Marriage of Figaro (Juilliard) and The Zero Hour (13P).  Film work includes: Breakup at a WeddingSin MatadorMovie 43’s “Superhero Speed Dating”, and the upcoming series Dog C.E.O. for Adult Swim.