Martha Wade Steketee has worked as a court researcher, policy analyst, editor, theater critic and dramaturg. She has been member of and nominator for theater awards committees (Jeff in Chicago, Drama Desk in New York), reviews scripts for theaters and festival, and is member of American Theatre Critics Association, Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, and League of Professional Theatre Women. Contributor to several theater publications including HowlRound, TDF Stages, Dramatics, and Chance Magazine. Her blog Urban Excavations focuses on live performance and film. Steketee lives in New York City.