Director of the Valparaiso University Center for the Arts
A 1989 graduate from Valparaiso University with a degree in music, Jeff Hazewinkel has been managing performing arts facilities for more than 30 years and has been at the VUCA since 1996. He serves the music department as the tour manager, calendar coordinator, and producer of Valpo ArtsMedia, the university’s recording label. He also is the primary recording engineer and digital music and video editor. Many student assistants work under his supervision in the areas of facility, concert, and recording operations. Beyond the VUCA, he also serves occasionally as a consultant in technical theatre systems and design for organizations throughout the Midwest and as a theatrical lighting designer.