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Chuck Clough

MA in Public History

Chuck grew up in Concord, Massachusetts. A graduate of Northeastern University (BA History, ’91), Chuck moved to New York in 1992 to attend The American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AOS, ’94) for acting and was a member of the American Academy Company (’95). As a founder and producer at VagaBOND Theatre Company, Chuck acted in and produced several original off-off Broadway plays and later produced independent feature films. In 2003, while working at Merrill Lynch, he returned to his musical roots and co-founded acoustic rock trio Northern Point which released 3 albums: November (2005), Northern Point – Live at St. James Gate (2008) and After The Frost (2010).  In 2010 Chuck returned to Boston and co-founded the band The Butler Frogs. In 2016 he started Above The Basement – Boston Music and Conversation, a Boston based podcast where he talks with area musicians, artists and the like.  ATB published almost 200 episodes and won a Boston Music Award in 2020 for Podcast/Radio Show of the year.  Above The Basement has been downloaded in all 50 states and in over 100 countries.

Cohort: 2024

Research Interests: Boston music, Boston history

Most Recent Degree: AOS Theater Arts ‘95

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