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Val Winkelman is the Production Manager and Associate Artistic Director in her 34th season with the Texas Shakespeare Festival. She is the National Chair for Design, Technology, and Management for the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and an Auburn University at Montgomery Distinguished Research Professor. She has directed or designed over 200 plays, musicals, or ballets. She is an associate member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and is a Past Fellow of the International Council of Fine Arts. She has been a Distinguished Guest for the Texas Educational Theatre Association. She received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin and named a Distinguished Alumna of the University of North Texas where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree.