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Jun132015

Other committee chairs, etc.

Victor Gluck, chair Ethics Committee
Gluck was a drama critic and arts journalist with Back Stage, 1980-2006. In 2006, he started reviewing for TheaterScene.net, where he was Associate Editor, 2011-13, and has been Editor-in-Chief since 2014. His theater reviews have also appeared in Our Town, New York Guide/Wisdoms Child, East Side Express, The Brooklyn Spectator and The Brooklyn Times, Downtown Manhattan, The Native, Night and Day, C.A.B., The Shakespeare Bulletin, and Stages Magazine. Three of his cover stories for Back Stage were reprinted in the first two editions of The Backstage Handbook for Performing Artists. Also a playwright, his work has been performed in New York at the Quaigh Theatre, Ryan Repertory Company, St. Clements Church, Nuyorican Poets Café and The Gene Frankel Playwrights/Directors Lab. He is a voting member of the Drama Desk, the Outer Critics Circle and Dramatist Guild, and was an NCI/O’Neill fellow the summer August Wilson made his debut there.

Jeffrey Eric Jenkins, chair International Committee
Jenkins is Professor of Theatre and Head of the Department of Theatre at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A former chair of ATCA and former president of Foundation ATCA, Jenkins has published articles in major newspapers, reference books and scholarly journals and edited Under the Copper Beech, which chronicles ATCA’s early days. He took degrees in research and studio concentrations from the University of East Anglia (UK)Carnegie Mellon University, and San Francisco State University. Jenkins has directed more than two dozen productions in theatres across the United States, and served on the management team of Peter Brook’s productions of The Mahabharata and The Cherry Orchard at BAM. He serves on the board of trustees of the American Theatre Wing, on the board of producers of Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, and as a dramaturgical consultant to productions in development. In 2014, he became a vice president of the International Association of Theatre Critics (AICT-IATC) during its World Congress in Beijing.

Chris Rawson, chair Communications CommitteeRawson with high school winners of the 2015 Rawson Kelly Critics Award
Rawson is senior theater critic at KDKA-TV and at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, where he semi-retired after 25 years as full-time theater editor and critic. Covering August Wilson’s career since 1984, he wrote about him more extensively than any other journalist; see his August Wilson: Pittsburgh Places in His Life and Plays, co-authored by Laurence Glasco. With degrees from Harvard and the University of Washington, for 40+ years he has taught English lit at the University of Pittsburgh, mainly Shakespeare, criticism, satire and Wilson. For ATCA, he served twice as excom chair (six years), chaired three national conferences and now moderates the website (front page, info, archives). He is secretary of Foundation ATCA and chairs the selection process for the national Theatre Hall of Fame.

Anne Siegel, chair Membership Services Committee
Anne Siegel has been a theatre critic for more than 30 years. An ATCA member for most of that time, she has served on the ATCA ex-com. For many years, she and her then-husband wrote and published Critics Confidential, ATCA’s quarterly newsletter. She currently reviews productions in New York, Chicago and Milwaukee from her hometown (Milwaukee, Wis.). She has published reviews in Milwaukee Magazine, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, The Wisconsin Gazette (statewide LGBT-based publication) and The Shepherd (weekly alternative newspaper). She has also contributed theater-related articles to the St. Paul Pioneer Press. When Anne lived on the west coast, she was the editor for a dozen inflight magazines carried by airlines across the country. Other positions during those years included associate editor of OREGON Magazine and features editor at The Daily Tidings in Ashland, Ore. She contributed theater reviews to the San Diego Union Tribune, The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.) and a number of regional and national magazines. More than 300 of Anne’s reviews are available on the www.totaltheater.com website.


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