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 Arts, of Columbia University with a MFA in Directing, and of Boston University with a MA in Playwriting. Currently, Fletcher works freelance as an AEA stage manager, author, playwright, and director. Fletcher has also taught various theater courses at the university level (full time for 11 years).
As an AEA stage manager, Fletcher has worked on 18 Off-Broadway productions, one national tour, six NYC workshops of new musicals, and six regional productions. For complete details, please see Stage Management Resume.
As a playwright, Fletcher has been produced with 12 Off-Off Broadway productions; plus, regionally in Boston, Miami, Moscow (Idaho), and Provincetown. A complete list of plays and productions can be found under Playwriting Resume and descriptions and synopses at the National Play Exchange.
As a director, Fletcher has directed nine Off-Off-Broadway productions; plus many 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 Directing Resume for a complete list of credits.
As a published author, Fletcher’s credits include four essays, two short stories, a craft book, several short plays, and a YA novel. For a complete list, see Publishing Resume.
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 Academia Resume for a complete list of 11 years of full-time teaching.