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Winkelman, Val

DepartmentCommunication & Theatre
OfficeCommunication & Theatre
Office HoursBy Appointment
Office LocationLiberal Arts 359C


Val Winkelman is a Professor of Theatre in the Department of Communication and Theatre in the College of Arts and Sciences. She is an award winning Director and Costume Designer for Theatre AUM. Val teaches courses in Theatre Appreciation, Theatre History, Theatre Administration, Costume Design, Costume Construction, Rendering and Makeup Design. She has designed costumes for the Texas Shakespeare Festival, Springer Opera house, Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, West Virginia Public Theatre, Alabama Dance Theatre, Houston's Country Playhouse and the Dallas Repertory Theatre. She is a recipient of the AUM Alumni Association Faculty Service Award. Val is an Outstanding Alumni of the University of North Texas and a past International Council of Fine Arts Fellow.  She is Chair of Design, Technology and Management for the Region IV Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. 

EducationM.F.A. University of Texas at Austin
B.A. University of North Texas