|About Lucia Mauro
Lucia Mauro is a theater/dance critic and arts writer
whose work appears in the Chicago Tribune, Chicago
Magazine, Chicago Social Magazine, North Shore
Magazine, UR Chicago, CityTalk, PerformInk, Stage
Directions, Dance Spirit, Dance Teacher, Stagebill and
Chef Educator Today. She is the travel editor and arts
columnist for Fra Noi, a national monthly Italian-
American newspaper; and is a regular contributor to
Front Desk, a luxury visitors guide to Chicago.
She is the author of three books: Career Portraits:
Fashion; Careers for Fashionplates & Other
Trendsetters; and Careers for the Stagestruck & Other
Dramatic Types (NTC/Contemporary Publishing).
Ms. Mauro is a regular guest arts commentator on
WGN-Radio and appears frequently on "The Career
Clinic," a syndicated radio show based in Minneapolis.
She has been a guest on WTTW TV-Channel 11's
"Artbeat;" serves on many arts panels; and is invited by
numerous arts groups as a keynote speaker. Ms. Mauro
recently received the James Friend Memorial Award for
Outstanding Theater Criticism and was voted one of "100
Women Making a Difference in Chicago" by Today's
Chicago Woman Magazine.