CONTACT: PETER ALEXANDER
300 Plaza Centre One
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0072; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Jan. 15, 2002
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Moessner Named Marketing Manager Of Division Of Performing Arts
City resident Judith Moessner has been appointed to the newly created position
of marketing manager for the University of Iowa Division of Performing Arts.
Responsibilities of the new position include management of marketing and activities
related to audience development and audience relations for campus performance
events produced by the division.
The UI Division of Performing Arts was created in
2000 and comprises the UI School of Music, the department of dance, the department
of theatre arts and the Center for New Music. Its performance companies include
University Theatres; Iowa Summer Rep; the Martha-Ellen Tye Opera Theater;
UI orchestras, bands and choral ensembles; Dancers in Company; the UI Dance
Company; and the Center for New Music.
Moessner has served as director of theatre relations for
the UI department of theatre arts, with responsibility for house management
and marketing for productions of University Theatres and Iowa Summer Rep.
Prior to that, she had served as director of promotions and group sales for
the Old Creamery Theatre Company in the Amanas, and she has worked for Markham/Novell
Communications, Inc., and NLP&F Advertising, Inc., in New York. She has
been a writer and graphic designer for her own business, SceneOne Design and
Marketing for the Performing Arts.
A graduate of the UI with a bachelor's degree in English
and dance, Moessner is a dancer, actress and choreographer. She appeared in
the summer 2000 Iowa Summer Rep production of Edward Albee's "Seascape," as
well as University Theatres gallery productions and the Iowa New Play Festival.
She has also performed extensively in New York and is a founding member of
the Iowa City dance company Travelers.