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Greg Romero

Greg Romero is a playwright/theater artist, originally from Louisiana, and the first Resident Writer of the ArtsEdge Residency created by Kelly Writers House and the University of Pennsylvania. Currently based in Philadelphia, his works include The Most Beautiful Lullaby You’ve Ever Heard, The Milky Way Cabaret, The Mishumaa, and Dandelion Momma, which have been produced off-off Broadway by City Attic Theatre and Working Man’s Clothes Productions, and across the country by Salvage Vanguard Theater, Rude Mechanicals Theatre Collective, Theater In My Basement, Specific Gravity Ensemble, Little Fish Theatre, City Theater Company, Gobotrick Theatre Company, Audacity Productions and in the bathrooms of Actors Theatre of Louisville. He has been a finalist for the Heideman Award, and a semi-finalist for the Princess Grace Award. Romero has collaborated several times with electronic music composer Mike Vernusky on such projects as The Book of Remembrance and Forgetting, The Eulogy Project, and currently, Radio Ghosts, in a form recently called “electro-theater”. He has been commissioned by The Cardboard Box Collaborative, Austin Script Works, and Audacity Theatre Lab, and is a member of Philadelphia Dramatists Center, Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, The Playwrights’ Center of Minneapolis, and The Dramatists Guild of America. His works have been published by Heinemann Press and Playscripts, Inc. He has taught at The University of the Arts, The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia Dramatists Center, and The Eugene O’Neill National Theater Institute. Romero received a BA in Liberal Arts from the Louisiana Scholars College and an MFA in Playwriting from The University of Texas-Austin where he held the James A. Michener Fellowship.

Courses Taught

spring 2009

ENGL 010.301 Creative Writing