Val Winkelman

Production Manager, 30th season

In her 30th Texas Shakespeare Festival season, Val Winkelman has been serving as the Production Manager since 2008 and has designed costumes for 26 TSF productions. She has directed or designed over 200 productions. She received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Texas in Austin and is a Distinguished Alumna of the University of North Texas where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree. Val is a professor at Auburn University in Montgomery where she serves as Artistic Director of the Theatre and was awarded the Alumni Association Award for outstanding service. She received awards for Excellence in Direction and in Design from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. She is the National Vice-Chair for Design, Technologies and Management. She is an associate member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and is a Past Fellow of the International Council of Fine Arts. Val and her husband, Mike, are the proud parents of Emily and Courtney. Congratulations to everyone who has contributed, in any way, to 33 years of the Texas Shakespeare Festival.


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