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Executive Committee

Charles Giuliano (2017-2020)

Giuliano covers the equity companies of the Berkshires, Tanglewood, Jacob’s Pillow and its museums for Berkshire Fine Arts, which he founded in 2006. He ran the gallery program and taught art history and the humanities at New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University, earned an MA and was an adjunct professor at Boston U., U. Mass Lowell and other colleges. After Avatar, he joined the weekly Boston After Dark/ Phoenix before becoming a staff critic for the daily Boston Herald Traveler. Other publications include the daily Patriot Ledger, a variety of magazines, columnist for Art New England and Art News. He started on line with Microsoft’s Sidewalk then founded Maverick Arts and the current Berkshire Fine Arts. He has recently published a book of poems, Shards of a Life, with another due in the fall. In 1970 he coined and was first to publish Gonzo. He is also a member of the International Association of Arts Critics.

Lou Harry (2017-2020)

 Harry, arts & entertainment editor for the Indianapolis Business Journal (www.ibj.com/arts), has written for more than four dozen publications including The Sondheim Review, Variety, Dramatics, and TheatreWeek. Among his published books are Kid Culture (Cider Mill Press), Creative Block (Running Press), and The High-Impact Infidelity Diet: A Novel (Random House), while his produced plays include Midwestern Hemisphere, Lightning & Jellyfish, and the long-running Going…Going…Gone: The Live Auction Comedy. Follow @louharry and @ibjarts and/or visit www.louharry.com for more information.  


Kerry Reid (2016-2019)

Kerry Reid has been a freelance theater critic and arts journalist for 25 years, including the past 15 with the Chicago Tribune. She has also written for the Chicago Reader, Chicago Magazine, Backstage West, the East Bay Express, and American Theatre Magazine, among many other publications. Kerry studied journalism at the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO and graduated with a degree in theater studies and communications from Columbia College Chicago. After graduation, she worked with several off-Loop theater companies as a performer, director and writer. Many of her plays and solo performance pieces have been produced in Chicago, San Francisco and New York and have traveled to festivals in North America and Europe. in 2007, Kerry also helped found the Cindy Bandle Young Critics, a joint program of the Association for Women Journalists and Chicago’s Goodman Theatre, which trains young women in high school in arts journalism and criticism.


Martha Wade Steketee (2015-2018)

Steketee studied literature and theater at Harvard, social welfare at Washington University and the University of Michigan, and worked in legal and policy research before becoming a dramaturg, critic and editor. She reads scripts for theaters and festivals (including the O’Neill and the Public
Theater’s Emerging Writers Group), and writes on theater topics and personalities for HowlRound, TDF Stages, Urban Excavations, and other outlets. She has been on theater awards committees in Chicago (Jeff Committee member 2008-2009) and New York (Drama Desk nominator 2012-2014), and is a member of the League of Professional Theatre Women and the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas where she is current regional VP for Metro NYC. She is Editor in Chief for Chance, a 2-year old print magazine with the tag line “looking at the world through the lens of theater and design.”




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