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Minutes of May ATCA Ex-Com Conference Call May 14, 2015

(download Word .doc file) Prepared by Barbara Bannon, ATCA Secretary: Bill Hirschman called the meeting to order at 1:35 p.m. EDT.  The following Ex-Com members were present: Charles Giuliano, Lou Harry, Brad Hathaway, Bill Hirschman, Wendy Rosenfield, Ed Rubin, and Martha Steketee. Barbara Bannon, ATCA secretary, Barry...

Minutes of April ATCA Ex-Com Conference Call April 16, 2015

(download Word .doc file) Prepared by Barbara Bannon, ATCA Secretary: Bill Hirschman called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m. EDT.  The following Ex-Com members were present: Charles Giuliano, Lou Harry, Brad Hathaway, Bill Hirschman, Erin Keane, Wendy Rosenfield, Ed Rubin, and Martha Steketee. Barbara Bannon, ATCA...

ATCA freshens its excom, chooses San Francisco for 2017

NEW ORLEANS - Brad Hathaway (San Francisco Bay area), Martha Steketee (NYC) and Ed Rubin (NYC) were today elected to three-year terms on the ATCA executive committee, and Charles Giuliano to a one-year term. Rubin and Hathaway have been on the excom before; Seketee and Giuliano are newcomers. Welcome aboard! Giuliano, Hathaway, Steketee, Rubin Coincidentally,...

ATCA honors past leadership

Alan wears the conference hat with pride. Doubtless it won’t seem out of the ordinary in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS - Barry Gaines completed two terms on the executive committee (he continues as ATCA administrator) and was honored with a bust of the supposed author of the plays by the...

ATCA excom protests “Spamalot” cancelation

The ATCA executive committee has joined the protest over the cancelation of a scheduled production of Spamalot at the South Williamsport Junior/Senior High School in Williamsport, Pa., because of, according to principal, Jesse Smith, its “homosexual themes.” In a Sept. 19 letter to Superintendent of Schools Dr....

Chair’s ‘State of ATCA’ report

In its 40th year, ATCA is financially stable and looking to reach out to new critics. New officers elected, new programs planned, new thinking at Foundation ATCA. This fall, New York; next year, New Orleans; the year after, Moscow … uh, Philadelphia. Just over 80 ATCA members...

ATCA adds new leadership

Louisville, KY — Elected today to 3-years terms on the ATCA executive committee were Erin Keane of Louisville and Lou Harry of Indianapolis. They succeed Brad Hathaway of Sausalito and Eddie Rubin of New York. Wendy Rosenfield of Philadelphia was re-elected to a second term. Erin Keane Lou Harry ...

ATCA elects new leadership

There were no barricades in the streets. With the sweetness of demeanor for which theater critics are famed, the ATCA executive committee elected Jonathan Abarbanel (Chicago, duelingcritics.net) its new chair. Then the overlapping board of Foundation ATCA elected Jay Handelman (Sarasota Herald-Tribune) its new president. More info on brief press release to...

Excom works all day; ‘Modern Terrorism’ at night

Wednesday evening, July 17 The ATCA executive committee put in a long day on reports, discussion and debate, as these snapshots testify. The results will show up at membership meetings the next few days. But tonight, the conference proper began with a welcoming dinner at Byrd Hall, Shepherd...

Jay Handelman re-elected ATCA chair by new executive committee

Laura Hayes’ logo for ATCA Chicago: ATCA’s satiric image of a self-satisified critic by Daumier takes over the famous spitting Crown Fountain in Millennium Park. At the Chicago conference, the ATCA membership elected Michael Howley and Tim Treanor to three-year executive committee terms (until 2015). Re-elected to a second term...