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Greg Fritsch

Lecturer in Drama
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Greg Fritsch has worked as a professional director for over 30 years. He co-wrote and directed a new musical entitled Escaping Queens, which played to 2 sold out runs at Cabrillo Stage in Aptos, California. It just returned from New York City for it’s second concert reading, which he also directed. For 28 years, Greg has taught Acting at the University of California at Santa Cruz, where has won numerous teaching awards. He also teaches acting at The Music Theatre Conservatory and is on the Musical Theatre and Vocal Performance Faculty at Notre Dame de Namur University. He has also taught Acting and Directing at Santa Clara University. Greg received a BA in Education and an MA in Theatre from the University of Miami, Florida.

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His other directing credits include: Starbird, Emperor Norton, and Orpheus in the Underworld for Pocket Opera in San Francisco; Master Class, The Grapes of Wrath and Proof for Hillbarn Theatre in Foster City; Amahl and the Night Visitors, Children of Eden, Suor Angelica, Dialogues of the Carmelites, Company, The Magic Flute, Chicago, Rent, Into the Woods and Godspell for Notre Dame de Namur University; The Servant of Two Masters and Lysistrata for West Valley College in Saratoga; Grease for the Summer Repertory Theater in Santa Rosa; The Foreigner for Sierra Repertory Theater in Sonora; The Beggar’s Rock Opera and Prometheus Bound for the University of California at Santa Cruz; Lucky Stiff at the University of San Francisco; Harvey and Noises Off for Santa Clara University; A Streetcar Named Desire and Of Mice and Men for Santa Cruz Repertory Theater, to name a few. 

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