BiographyGregory Fletcher is a native of Dallas, Texas, a resident of New York City, a graduate of California State University at Northridge with a BA in Theater, of Boston University with a MA in Playwriting, and of Columbia University with a MFA in Directing.
Currently works freelance as an AEA stage manager, playwright, director, and author. In the past, he has worked as an actor and theater professor at the university level. Please see Resumes for individual listings of credits.
As an AEA stage manager, Fletcher has worked on 15 Off-Broadway productions, one national tour, three NYC workshops of new musicals, and six regional productions. For a detailed list, please see Resumes.
As a playwright, Fletcher has had 12 Off-Off Broadway productions of his plays; plus, regionally in Boston, Miami, Moscow (Idaho), and Provincetown. A complete list of plays and productions can be found under Resumes as well as a description and synopses at the National Play Exchange.
As a director, Fletcher has directed nine Off-Off-Broadway productions; plus six staged readings of new plays and musicals. Regionally, Fletcher has directed five productions as well as fifteen university productions. As an assistant-to-the-director, Fletcher worked with Sir Peter Hall (2x) and Adrian Hall (2x). See Resumes for a complete list of credits.
As a published author, Fletcher’s credits include four essays, a short story, a craft book, several short plays, and an upcoming short story and YA novel. For a complete list, see Resumes.
Awards include the Mark Twain Prize for Comic Playwriting and the National Ten-Minute Play Award from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, and a first runner up for the David Mark Cohen National Playwriting Award from the Association of Theatre in Higher Education. Fletcher was a playwriting grantee at the Sundance Theatre Lab, a nominee for Outstanding Original Short Script for the New York IT Awards, and a national finalist for the Heideman Award and the Reva Shiner Comedy Award.
In academia, Fletcher has taught various theater courses at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Niagara University, CUNY-Kingsborough Community College, and at the MA/MFA Maslow Family Creative Writing Program at Wilkes University. See Resumes for a complete description of 11 years of full time teaching.