Jim Walczak has signed on as the operations director at the new $44 million Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton, Wisconsin. He will also oversee the guest services and concessions.
Scheduled to open November 2002, the PAC's main hall will seat approximately 2,100 people; the secondary hall, approximately 450 people. The facility expects to host 180 performances a year with an anticipated attendance of 200,000. Programming will include all music genres and community events.
Walczak formerly served as the general manager for Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. He was responsible for the overall budget and operations of this facility, which included a 9,005 seat arena and a 1,754 seat theater. Walczak has also served as general manager for the Kellogg Arena and as director of events for Midwest Services, Inc., Denver Nuggets, and the Casper Events Center.