Designer & Educator 

Shelby Newport is a Costume & Makeup Designer based in Michigan. She is an Associate Professor of Theatre & Dance and the Resident Costume Designer at the University of Michigan-Flint. 

Shelby received her MFA from Purdue University in 2009 and her undergraduate degree from Cornell College. 

She has worked at a number of regional theaters including Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Great River Shakespeare Festival and Glimmerglass Opera. Shelby regularly designs costumes for Flint Youth Theatre, Tipping Point Theatre and is a Resident Artist at The Purple Rose Theatre Company. Her design work has recently been seen internationally at the Turner Contemporary Museum in Margate, England.