Thursday, May 14, 2015

Evan Hilsaback Hired as Managing Director of CCPA

Coralville - A new Managing Director will soon take the stage at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Evan Hilsabeck will join the City of Coralville in June as the new leader of the Center. Most recently, Hilsabeck has served as the Managing Artistic Director for the Spencer Community Theater in Spencer, Iowa. Similar to the CCPA, Hilsabeck has overseen the programming and operations of their 266 seat house. He has been responsible for the technical and creative elements of producing theater works, developing a robust volunteer program, overseeing a rental costume shop operation, and leading both annual and major gifts campaigns. "I'm thrilled to be joining the team at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. There's such tremendous programming happening at the CCPA, and I look forward to meeting the many artists and patrons who call this theatre home," comments Hilsabeck.

Hilsabeck is a graduate of Gustavus Adophus College and the Eugene O'Neill National Theatre institute. He serves as a board member on the Iowa Arts Council. Hilsabeck will begin with the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts on June 8.

(Source: CCPA email)

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