Marc Overton is an Emmy Award-winning television producer, radio commentator, arts administrator, writer, and actor. He has served an impressive array of arts organizations, including Chicago's Lyric Opera, The Ravinia Festival, The Washington National Opera and the National Endowment for the Arts. In December 1991, composer Gian Carlo Menotti invited Overton to become Executive Director of Spoleto Festival USA, and in 1994, he assumed the title of Producing Director.
In 1995, while working as an adjunct professor of theatre at the College of Charleston, Overton began a long, productive association with ETV Radio, where his "Spoleto Today" is in its 15th year. Today, Overton makes his home in San Diego. He has served as Board Chairman of the Actors Alliance of San Diego and has enjoyed a long association with La Jolla Music Society.