My name is Mari and I'm a

newly accepted USA 829

Costume Designer and Assistant Costume Designer.​


Originally from Columbus, Ohio, I make my current home in New York City.


In 2017, I graduated from Southern Methodist University with my MFA in Stage Design- emphasis on Costume Design.. I also hold a Bachelor in Arts in Theatre from Miami University of Ohio. 


As a designer, I bring acting experience and wardrobe experience to my process in production. I work hard to give actors and directors the garments needed to create characters that will touch audiences and support the story, as well as collaborate with all disciplines.


As an assistant, I use combination of organization, efficiency and a sense of humor to work hard to support my shop and my designer to produce the best production possible. 

Current Positions:

Assistant Costume Designer, Desire at the Miller Theatre

Costume Designer, A Raisin In The Sun, Muhlenberg College

Costume Designer, Everything is Super Great, New Light Theater Project

Costume Designer, American Son, Florida Studio Theatre

Shopper at Parsons-Meares LTD



"Reflecting those flying colors, the costumes by Mari Taylor were wildly creative, fantastical in the best sense of the word, and entirely appropriate for each character in this approach to The Winter’s Tale." - Chris Jackson, Associate Critic for John Garcia's THE COLUMN