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|New York 2019 ISPA Congress - Ron Berry|
Executive & Artistic Director
Ron Berry is the founder and Artistic Director of Fusebox Austin and has guided the organization through fourteen years of critically acclaimed programming which has been nominated for and won over 200 awards. The organization is most known for its annual Fusebox Festival that features local, national, and international artists working at the intersection of performance and a variety of other disciplines. Fusebox also uses the festival as an opportunity to work hand-in-hand with community members to identify creative, out-of-the-box solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing the city. These efforts have resulted in substantial new initiatives related to community health, affordable housing, transportation, food access, and urban planning. Ron has also served as a panelist for numerous organizations and foundations including the NEA, Creative Capital, the MAP Fund, Texas Commission on the Arts, and SXSW and he regularly speaks at festivals and conferences all over the world.