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Funaro, Gregory Associate Professor


Gregory has worked professionally as an actor in New York City and all over the U.S. in regional theatre, summer stock, and national tours. He holds a BA in Theatre from UNH, an AM in Theatre History from Brown University, an MFA in Acting from the FSU/Asolo Conservatory, and is a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre. ECU/Loessin Playhouse acting credits: Our Town (Stage Manager), Brigadoon (Mr. Lundie), Play It Again, Sam (Bogart), Big River (The Duke), Guys & Dolls (Nathan Detroit), The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Melvin P. Thorpe), Grease (Vince Fontaine), As You Like It (Jaques), My Three Angels (Joseph), Damn Yankees (Applegate), The Rivals (Jack Absolute), The Taming of the Shrew (Petruchio), Romeo and Juliet (Tybalt), Much Ado About Nothing (Don Pedro), My Fair Lady (Henry Higgins), Inherit the Wind (Hornbeck), Of Thee I Sing (Fulton), Arsenic and Old Lace (Mortimer), Hello, Dolly! (Vandergelder), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Marcus Lycus), The Tempest (Duke Antonio), and The Time of Your Life (Joe). ECU/Loessin Playhouse directing credits: The Importance of Being Earnest, Hedda Gabler, The Imaginary Invalid, The Underpants, The Crucible, Orpheus Descending, The Elephant Man, Crimes of the Heart, Dracula, and A Streetcar Named Desire. Gregory is the instructor of the two-year professional actor training sequence in Meisner Technique. He is also the author of Alistair Grim’s Odditorium, the first book in a new children’s series coming from Disney-Hyperion in January, 2015.

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  • Gregory Funaro

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    East Carolina University

    Greenville, NC  27858


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