Derek Hisek

Derek Hisek received his Bachelor’s degree from South Dakota State University and his M.F.A from the nationally renowned University of Delaware’s Professional Theatre Training Program, where he concentrated in Technical Direction and Properties Management. Along with being the Production Technical Director and Scene Shop Manager, Derek teaches independent study courses in stage management and special topics in technical theatre. In the summer months Derek has worked for a number of theatres across the country including, Dorset Theatre Festival in Vermont, The Pacific Conservatory for the Performing Arts in California, P.A.W. in Wyoming, Utah Musical Theatre, Prairie Repertory Theatre in South Dakota and most recently as the production technical director for The Black Hills Playhouse located in the Black Hills National Forest.

If you would like information on prop or scenery rental please contact Derek at Dhisek@iastate.edu or call 515-294-8478.

Classes

Shows

  • The Birds
  • The Secret Garden
  • Les Liaisons Dangereuses
  • Love and Information
  • The Magic Flute
  • Treasure Island
  • Spring Awakening
  • Crimes of the Heart
  • A Christmas Carol 2014
  • Love and Honor: Iowa in the Civil War
  • Les Misérables
  • On the Verge
  • The Seagull
  • The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Amadeus
  • Into the Woods
  • My Grandparents in the War
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • A Streetcar Named Desire
  • The Three Musketeers
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Candide
  • Noises Off
  • Hedda Gabler
  • Love’s Labor’s Lost
  • A Christmas Carol
  • Chekhov Short Stories
  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • God of Carnage
  • Rent
  • Orpheus Descending
  • The Arabian Nights
  • You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown
  • The Miracle Worker
  • Six Characters
  • Kiss Me, Kate
  • Dog Sees God
  • The History Boys
  • The Odd Couple
  • Sweeney Todd
  • Twelfth Night
  • The Importance of Being Earnest
  • The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds
  • The Pillowman
  • Guys and Dolls

Show credits