TEXAS: DFW ANNUAL MEETING (DALLAS / FT. WORTH)
Join us for our annual update meeting with special guests, Joanie Schultz, the new Artistic Director at WaterTower Theatre, and Anastasia Muñoz, founding director of the new Arts Mission Oak Cliff. Joanie is new to the Dallas area and is interested in connecting with local artists. Both Joanie and Anastasia will discuss how their organizations are looking to work with local artists.
Joanie Schultz started as Artistic Director of WaterTower Theatre on January 1, 2017. Before joining WaterTower Theatre, Joanie served as Associate Artistic Producer at Victory Gardens Theater, as part of the Leadership U One-on-One Fellowship funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation administered through TCG, the national non-profit regional theatre service organization. She is also a freelance director, with recent productions at Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Studio Theatre (Washington D.C.), The Cleveland Play House, Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, and Victory Gardens Theater. She was a Drama League Fellow, The Goodman Theatre Michael Maggio Director Fellow; the SDSF Denham Fellow; and Lincoln Center Theatre Directors Lab participant. She is an ensemble member at Steep Theatre, Artistic Associate at Victory Gardens Theater, and artistic cabinet member at Studio Theatre in Washington, DC. Joanie has also served on faculty at Columbia College and University of Chicago. She received her B.A. in Theatre/Directing at Columbia College and her M.F.A. in Theatre Directing from Northwestern University.
Anastasia Muñoz is an American voice actress affiliated with Funimation. She has provided voices for a number of English language versions of Japanese anime films and television series. Select theatre creadits include Eurydice in Eurydice, Analiese in Snow Queen (both Undermain Theatre), Mayella Ewell in To Kill a Mockingbird (Dallas Theater Center and Casa Manana), Dr. Scientist/Bureaucrat in On the Eve (Theatre Three), Squeaky Fromme in Mean, June Miller in Cicerone (both Ochre House Theatre), and Beth in A Lie of the Mind (Second Thought Theatre). She is the founding director of Arts Mission Oak Cliff, a local artistic collaboration and education center just minutes from the Bishop Arts Theatre Center. The company was recently profiled in the Dallas Morning News at
https://www.dallasnews.com/arts/arts/2017/07/18/creative-sanctuary-arts-mission-oak-cliff-helps-community-artists-flourish. For more information about Oak Cliff Arts Mission, visit www.artsmissionoc.com.