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Tracy has been a judge since 2013

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Tracy Bruhn

Bitter Jester Music Festival Judge

Tracy is an Emmy-nominated writer, with over twenty years of experience in creative and technical writing and editing. She has written for and acted in over a dozen award-winning short films by Bitter Jester Studios (and even happily served as Key PA on a few of them!).  Tracy received a BA in Music from the University of Illinois at Chicago and works in finance.

In 2015, she co-founded Bitter Jester Creative Development, LLC, with longtime collaborators and friends Matt Birnholz, Nicolas DeGrazia, and Daniel Kullman. In her capacity as a partner of BJCD, Tracy works on brainstorming and treatment writing for various half hour comedies and hour-long dramas for television. She also works to develop pitch material and content for various corporate clients.

  Tracy Bruhn and Bitter Jester Music Festival Founder/Producer Nicolas DeGrazia in marching band together in 1994. Tracy would go on to be Drum Major in 1995 and 1996.

Tracy Bruhn and Bitter Jester Music Festival Founder/Producer Nicolas DeGrazia in marching band together in 1994. Tracy would go on to be Drum Major in 1995 and 1996.