Ansley Valentine is Director of Theatre at Northern Michigan University. A seasoned actor, director and choreographer, recent productions include Hairspray; Annie Get Your Gun; I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change; The King and I; Les Miserables; and Mrs. Warren's Profession. His resume boasts professional and academic theatres across the country (including productions with the Indianapolis, Detroit and Alabama Symphonies). He holds a master of fine arts from Indiana University and a bachelor of arts from Wabash College. He is a member of SDC. He is past National Play Program Chair for Region III, and is past Region III co-chair.