Michaela Petrovich

Assistant Professor, Fine and Performing Arts

Michaela Petrovich
(413) 662-5438
Venable Hall 303


M.F.A. University of Washington
B.A. University of Redlands

Courses Taught

THEA 200 Introduction to Theatre
THEA 240 Costume Construction
THEA 250 Fundamentals of Theatre Design
THEA 290 Stage Makeup
THEA 310 Costume Design
THEA 370 Collaboration
THEA 379 Theatre Production
THEA 381 Theatre History I
THEA 383 Theatre History II


Michaela Petrovich holds an MFA in Costume Design from the University of Washington and a BA in “Costume Design: History, Theory, Praxis” through the Johnston Center for Integrative Studies at the University of Redlands. 

Petrovich joined the MCLA Theatre faculty in Fall 2019, following two years as Visiting Assistant Professor of Scenic and Costume Design at the University of Redlands. In her time at Redlands, Petrovich created a new design topics course, “Designing Fantasy”, focusing on visual world building which brought together students across disciplines to explore the fantasy genre through a theatrical design lens. Petrovich also co-taught an intensive one month studio course “Designing Science Fiction: The Franchise- Doctor Who,” alongside Dr. Piers Britton, with former BBC costume designer, June Hudson, as artist in residence. Prior to entering academia, she served as Staff Costume Design Associate at Seattle Repertory Theatre.

Office hours
spring 2023

Tuesday 8-10 am and Thursday 2:30-3:30 pm
(masks are required for all office visits)
for booking or appointment