Val is an Austin based creative originally from Pittsburgh, PA. For over 15 years, Val has worked as a teaching artist, director, and choreographer with numerous arts education organizations across NY, PA, OH, and TX. As a performer, Val has been seen off Broadway, regionally, and internationally including: Something For The Boys (Chiquita Hart, Lion Theater, NYC), Finian’s Rainbow (Featured Ensemble, Irish Repertory Theater, NYC), A Christmas Carol (Mrs. Cratchit, Town Hall, NYC), Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Pattie, Palace Theater, NH), Light Princess, (The Queen – an original work of sensory friendly theater for early childhood, Jumping Jack Theater Co. Pittsburgh, PA). Val has also performed as a featured vocalist with The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and Norwegian Cruise Line.Val is also the founder and producing director of Vintage Entertainment Company: Vintageous Productions whose work is regularly seen at events in TX and PA. Her original CD Songs for Young Whippersnappers and first children’s book Dilber the Cranky Banana are now available online! Val holds a BFA from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in musical theater and continuing education credits from The City College of New York in early childhood education.