CTC Artistic Director Charlie Sexton is pleased to announce the promotion of Hallie Dizdarevic to Associate Artistic Director.

Hallie, who has served as CTC’s Lead Artistic Associate, will be assisting in managing the Walden Theatre Conservatory, productions, and more.

Charlie had this to say about the appointment:

“Hallie epitomizes everything you could ask for in a 21st century arts leader. She is absolutely passionate about the mission of the organization and the nurturing of our students, both in the conservatory and in the many schools that we serve. She is driven and tireless in the pursuit of quality and excellence and is also keenly aware of the ever changing and evolving commerce that drives and fuels our arts community. I am thrilled to be working with her to further the goals and aspirations of CTC.”

Hallie is a Walden Theatre Conservatory alumna who began working with Walden Theatre in 2006 and with Blue Apple Players in 2008. Most recently she was Lead Artistic Associate with CTC, teaching Imagination, Studio, and Playmaking in the Conservatory and PreK-12 workshops in the Blue Apple Outreach program. This season, Hallie directs Macbeth in the Young American Shakespeare Festival.

Hallie appeared on stage with Kentucky Shakespeare in summer 2018 as Desdemona in Othello in addition to other roles. Last season she directed Euripides’ anti-war masterpiece The Trojan Women, and played Elizabeth Proctor in The Crucible. Additional Walden Conservatory directing credits include: A Bright Room Called DayKafka’s MetamorphosisThe Beaux’ StratagemHarveySix Characters in Search of an Author, Connecting Cultures 2013 & 2014, QuiltersA Night of Poe (with the Young Company), and many Summer Academy and Jr. Academy shows. Hallie is a proud Walden Theatre alumna, and she holds a B.F.A. in Theatre Arts from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia.

Please join CTC in welcoming Hallie into her new role!