The Alaska Center for the Performing Arts board of directors announced that President and Chief Operating Officer Nancy Harbour will retire effective Jan. 31 and will be succeeded by Codie Costello, who is anticipated to assume the role in February. Harbour has been the organization’s president and COO since 1997, first joining ACPA as the director of development when the doors opened in 1988. In 2005, Costello moved to Alaska from New York, where she worked with The Pearl Theatre as the director of marketing. Upon her arrival in Alaska, she started working with ACPA as director of development before joining Alaska Dance Theatre as executive director in 2009. Costello went on to work as director of business development with Spawn Ideas in 2012 before rejoining ACPA as vice president, strategic development and communications in the summer of 2018. Costello received a master’s degree in directing from the Actors Studio in New York City and her bachelor’s degree in theatre arts, management from San Jose State University.
Alaska Business Magazine: Alaska Center for the Performing Arts’ board of directors announced that Nancy Harbour, President & COO, will retire effective January 31, and the board will offer the position to Codie Costello, who is anticipated to assume the role in February.