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Prof Ramos

Gregory Ramos

Assistant Professor of Theatre

Gregory Ramos, Assistant Professor of Theatre, is originally from Los Angeles, where he studied dance and performed in television shows, videos, and musical theatre. Professor Ramos received his B.A. in Theatre Arts from UCLA, and his M.F.A. in Theatre Arts and Playwriting, also from UCLA. As an actor he has worked both in the U.S. and abroad. He lived in New York and studied acting at Playwright's Horizons and with Ellen Burstyn, then completed his graduate work in playwriting at UCLA. His one-act play "Reaching Mercy" has been performed in New York and his play "Border Stories" has been performed in New York, Austin, and Boulder. While on faculty at the University of Texas at El Paso he served as director of the Border Public Theatre and he created the Latino guest artist program which brought professional theatre and film artists to the U.S. -- Mexico border.

Gregory plans to continue his work focusing on issues of queer identity and diversity in the American Theatre. He has directed numerous productions and has worked as a marketing executive on Broadway shows. As a member of the theatre faculty here at UVM he will be teaching directing courses as well as directing productions in the department (La Ronde in Spring 2007), and he will be teaching and directing courses that deal with issues of diversity on the American stage.

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