Board of Directors

The Festival 56 current Board of Directors are:

  • Kathy Missel, President
  • Tracy Makransky, Vice-President
  • Rita Hanna, Business Manager
  • Jane Knapp, Secretary
  • Joseph Ennebach
  • Amber Harper
  • Ron McCutchan
  • Aubrey Stiennen
  • Tammy Tieman

Executive Director
Maureen Droessler

Recent News

Welcome to the Renaissance!

Welcome to the Renaissance!

The theme for our 2023 summer season is Welcome to The Renaissance! Just as the Renaissance was a historical period of transition to not only revitalize but even surpass the achievements of the past, this season is designed to usher in a new era of creativity and...

Calitri and Seib named new Artistic Directors of Festival 56

Calitri and Seib named new Artistic Directors of Festival 56

Festival 56 and its Board of Directors have announced that Jimmy Calitri and Tim Seib will become the company’s co-artistic directors effective immediately. They will succeed Tommy Iafrate who last June announced his July 2022 departure after five years in the role....


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For tickets, please leave a message at the Box Office phone 815-879-5656.

The Box Office opens one hour before performances


Festival 56
316 S. Main Street
Princeton, Illinois 61356