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Assistant Professor
Public Relations:Lee Ann Cox (802) 656-1107;
Specialty:acting, directing, playwriting, diversity
Biography:Gregory Ramos studied and taught dance in Los Angeles before beginning his professional career as a performer. He studied acting at Playwrights Horizons in New York City, and privately with Ellen Burstyn. He has appeared on television and toured the U.S and Europe appearing in West Side Story and The King and I (with Yul Brynner, and later with Rudolf Nureyev). After completing his MFA in playwriting at UCLA, Ramos’ one-act plays Reaching Mercy and Breasts were produced in New York City. Shows he has directed (and/or choreographed) include: Once on This Island, Evita, The Fantsticks, Cabaret, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Real Women Have Curves, Our Town, La Ronde, Found a Peanut and Into The Woods. Ramos has directed his full-length original play Border Voices in Austin, Texas, and has performed Border Stories, a solo performance piece, at numerous venues around the country. He teaches directing, playwriting, and courses related to diversity in the American theatre.