About Us

The Hackensack Performing Arts Center

The Mayor and City Council

Mayor John Labrosse

Mayor John Labrosse

A Hackensack resident for nearly four decades, John Labrosse was first elected to the City Council in 2009 and has...

Deputy Mayor Kathleen Canestrino

Deputy Mayor Kathleen Canestrino

Kathy Canestrino retired from Honeywell International as an Aerospace Engineer and was first elected to the City Council in 2013....

Deputy Mayor Dave Sims

Deputy Mayor Dave Sims

A lifelong local resident and a member of the City Council since 2013, Dave Sims works as a Paraprofessional at...

Councilman Leonardo Battaglia

Councilman Leonardo Battaglia

A native of Ecuador, Leonardo Battaglia is a retired local business owner and a longtime local resident who has served...

Department of Cultural Arts

Gregory Liosi

Gregory Liosi

Artistic Director
Gregory is a NJ ACT Perry Award Winning Director and a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Frank Borrelli

Frank Borrelli

Arts Coordinator/ IT Operations Manager
Frank Borrelli is an Arts Coordinator for the City of Hackensack and the founder of Defining Moments Theatre Company.

Rose Frontignano

Rose Frontignano

Arts Coordinator
Rose Frontignano has been working in the theater both on stage and behind the scenes locally and in New York City for over twenty years.

HACPAC, Inc.

Lynne Algrant
Nina Bachrach
Edward Decker
Albert Dib
Robert Halsch
Peter Hanson
Bryan Hekemian
Lawrence Inserra III
Bruce Rosenberg
Dr. Ihor Sawczuk
Rev. Malachy Williams