Valerie Williams is a Master of Fine Arts in Directing graduate student at Baylor University. Most recently, Valerie was a company member with Great River Shakespeare Festival in Winona, Minnesota, serving as Education Director and Grants Writer. For nine years, she led the Winona Senior High School drama program as director, designer, and technical director. She also served as head coach of the school’s competitive speech program during that time. Previously, Valerie worked as an AEA stage manager with Illusion and Mixed Blood theatres in Minneapolis, MN and with Theatre du Mississippi in Winona, MN.