First built in 1912, The Englert Theatre is a community-driven performing arts space in downtown Iowa City, IA. Its mission is to inspire and activate positive community growth through the arts. Andre has served as its executive director since 2010.
During his tenure he has overseen the evolution of the organization’s vision and commitment to all of its community members, extensive program development, and the stewardship of robust partnerships with local groups and nonprofits, city and county governments, and the students and administration at the University of Iowa. He is currently co-leading a transformative capital and programmatic campaign for the theater and local arts industry.