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 an M.F.A. from Indiana University and a B.A. from Wabash College, and is a member of SDC. He is currently heading the National Play Program for Region III, and is past Region III co-chair and national Chair's Representative.