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Meet the team!
Social Media & Content Editor
Abigail Hanna is a 2020 Smith College graduate with a passion for languages, music and creating connections between people through community experiences.
Ari Jewell (they/them)
Smith College Class of 2022. Ari is a writer and musician majoring in the Study of Women and Gender.
Carli Scolforo (she/her)
Production Assistant & Instagram Live Host
Carli Scolforo is a 2021 Siena College graduate with a love for live music, writing and audio production.
Dave Hayes (he/him)
Festival Weather Consultant
Dave Hayes is a western MA regional weather reporter and writer, who puts his own personal twist on weather reporting with humor, gratitude, and a focus on the four westernmost counties of MA: Berkshire, Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden.
Eugene Carr (he/him)
Cellist & arts executive turned tech entrepreneur with a passion for the Berkshires.
Evyn Lundy (she/her)
Festival Intern (Oberlin College)
Oberlin Class of 2023. Double Major in Psychology and Africana Studies.
Joe Grochmal (he/him)
Director of Economic Impact, Research, and Analysis
Joe is a Great Barrington native with extensive experience in government and economics on the local, state, national, and international levels.
Kelsey Guinnup (she/her)
Festival Assistant Manager
Events and administrative professional with a love for creating community, designing engaging content, and building meaningful relationships.
Leo Hidy (he/him)
Oberlin Class of 2023. Double Major in Economics and Comparative American Studies.
Nico Hardcastle (he/him)
Class of 2023 at Berkshire School. Nico loves to do digital art, film, and edit videos.
Zarina Levitsky (she/her)
Emerson College 2023, Public Relations major and Art History Minor. Zarina’s multicultural background and desire to inspire shines through every aspect of her work.
International Busking Festival Advisors
Bath Fringe Festival
Steve Henwood, Co-Artistic Director
Wendy Matthews, Co-Artistic Director
Festival of Fools
Zach Williamson, Festival Director
Fremantle International Street Arts Festival
Brendan Coleman, Creative Producer
Galway International Arts Festival
Kirsty Warren, Digital Marketing Executive
Carly Zimmerman, Volunteer Manager and Resource Development Assistant
Halifax Busker Festival
Christina Edwards, Senior Event Director
Kim Hendrickson, President
Key West Sunset Celebration -- Key West Cultural Preservation Society
Ryan Stimers, Treasurer of the Sunset Celebration
Richard Renner, Festival Producer
Minnesota Fringe Festival
Dawn Bentley, Executive Director
Orlando Fringe Festival
Brian Sikorski, Marketing Director
Sidewalk Detroit Festival
Augusta Morrison, Program Strategist
Ryan Myers-Johnson, Executive Director