Leadership

Joanie Schultz

Joanie Schultz

Artistic Director

Joanie Schultz came to WaterTower Theatre in December of 2016. Before WaterTower, 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, The Cleveland Play House, Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, and Victory Gardens Theater. 

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Nicholas Even

Nicholas Even

Managing Director

Even comes to his new role after nearly 30 years practicing as an attorney, while actively serving as an arts community volunteer. He served on the Board of WaterTower Theatre from 2005-2008, as Development Committee Chair from 2005-2007 and as President in 2008. Other service has included Vice President and Nominating Committee Chair of The Dallas Opera Board of Directors, Trustee of The Dallas Opera Foundation, Vice President and Grants Committee Chair of TACA's Board of Directors, and the Second Thought Theatre Board of Directors.  Even was Co-Chair of TACA's Custom Auction Gala in 2012, Co-Chair of The Dallas Opera's First Sight/First Night events in 2014, and Co-Chair of Second Thought Theatre's 2017 State of Mind fundraiser. He was a recipient of a 2017 General Director's Award for Outstanding Board Service at The Dallas Opera. 

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