Rockford Public Library (RPL) recently hired Holly Gleason as the new Nordlof Center manager. Gleason has more than eight years of experience in music, media and theater. Her professional experience includes booking tours, managing large-scale venues, working with artists and discovering new talent, promoting events, and working in many aspects of the theater from stage manager to costume and sound designer. In addition, Gleason has taught workshops on poetry performance, Shakespeare, as well as improvisational acting to middle and high school students. Gleason is a native of St. Charles and Lee, Ill.
From the June 18-24, 2014, issue