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RESUME

UPCOMING PROJECTS

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  • Nancy by Rhiana Yazzie (WORLD PREMIERE)

    • Directed by Ken-Matt Martin; Assistant Director: Gregory Keng Strasser​

    • Mosaic Theatre, Washington DC

RECENT PROJECTS

 

AFFILIATIONS

  • Arena Stage (DC) | Allen Lee Hughes Directing Fellow (2019-2020)

  • AMS Planning & Research | Project Analyst (Contracted 2020 - 2022)

  • 4615 Theatre Company | Producing Director (2017-Present)

  • Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics | Artistic Apprentice (2018- 2019

  • The Kennedy Center | Theater Programming Intern (2018)

  • Yayasan Bali Purnati | Resident Artist (June 2017)

  • Ragdale Foundation | Fellow (August 2017)

DIRECTING

  • The Chinese Lady by Lloyd Suh; American Stage Company​​

  • Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea by Julia Izumi; Rorschach Theatre; DC Premiere

  • American Spies by Sam Hamashima; The Parsnip Ship; Audio/Podcast

  • Pericles by William Shakespeare; adapted by Alec Wild & Gregory Keng Strasser, directed by Gregory Keng Strasser; Academy @ Shakespeare Theatre Company

  • The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller; adapted and directed by Gregory Keng Strasser - World Premiere; Shenandoah University

  • Les Mamelles de Tiresias by Poulenc; co-directed with Alison Moritz; Peabody Opera Theatre; Full production

  • Hin und Zuruck by Hindemith; Peabody Opera Theatre; Full production

  • Paperless Pulp Series 2; Flying V; Radio/Podcast - Voice Director

    • Episode 1: Vlad Ash by Navi​

    • Episode 2: Cyri, No! by Alexandra Petri

    • Episode 3: Starchild Diaries by Seamus Sullivan

  • The Peachlanders by Lyra Yang; Horticulture Playwrights Workshop; Staged Reading

  • Miku, and the Gods by Julia Izumi; Rorschach Theatre; Workshop

  • Scuttlebutt, Confirmed by Robert Montenegro; Catholic University of America; World Premiere

  • The Infinite Tales adapted from Marie Heaney, others; 4615 Theatre; World Premiere

  • Doi Nang Non - conceived with SJ Rachel; The Core + others; Workshop Production

  • The Odyssey trans. Emily Wilson; Brighton Center for the Performing Arts; Production - World Premiere

  • 410[GONE] by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig; Rorschach Theatre Company; Full Production - DC Premiere

  • Oplontis: A Roman Tragedy by Sophie Herried; The Core/Industrious; Workshop

  • The Odyssey trans. Emily Wilson; Lab for Global Performance/Politics; Workshop

  • Performing the Anthropocene; Lab for Global Performance/Politics; Production

  • Derangements arranged by Derek Goldman; Lab for Global Performance/Politics; Staged Reading

  • Bleecker Street by Eric Grant; The Kennedy Center; Workshop & Staged Reading

  • The Osiriyan Tales adapted from Richard Wilkinson; Yayasan Bali Purnati; Workshop

  • The Infinite Tales adapted from Marie Heaney; The Core; Workshop

  • The White Snake by Mary Zimmerman; Mosaic Theatre of Ann Arbor & The University of Michigan; Full Production

  • Grand Concourse by Heidi Schreck; Basement Arts
    Production - Regional Premiere

  • Tribes by Nina Raine; Rude Mechanicals, University of Michigan
    Production - Regional Premiere

  • Istanbul by Stuart Richardson, Basement Arts
    Production - World Premiere

WRITING

  • The 51st State, "Go" for Arena Stage

  • May 22, 2020, "The Heart's Rage" for Arena Stage

  • Big Snow for Adventure Theatre-MTC

  • Rep Us All for Rorschach Theatre 

  • Dark City (with Aria Velz) for 4615 Theatre

  • The Infinite Tales (adaptation)

    • 4615 Theatre Company (World Premiere)​

    • Kennedy Center Page-to-Stage (Staged Reading)

  • The Odyssey (adaptation)

    • Brighton Center for the Performing Arts (World Premiere)​

    • Odin Teatret (Workshop)

    • Lab for Global Performance and Politics (Workshop)

VIDEO GAME DIRECTING

  • Dark City by Gregory Keng Strasser and Aria Velz; RenPy 

  • Terminal by Gregory Keng Strasser (2017); Twine

  • The Telemachy by Gregory Keng Strasser (2017); RenPy 

PRODUCING

  • Producing Director at 4615 Theatre Company:

    • 4615GO Programs

    • BIPOC Emerging Theatre Leaders Forum

    • Old Soul by Jordan Friend (dir: Otis Ramsey-Zoe:)

    • It's For You by Britt Willis

    • Enron by Lucy Prebble (dir: Jordan Friend)

    • Betrayal by Harold Pinter (dir: Stevie Zimmerman)

    • Venus in Fur​ by David Ives (dir: Stevie Zimmerman)

    • Macbeth by Shakespeare (dir: Jordan Friend)

    • Dinner by Moira Buffini (dir: Stevie Zimmerman)

    • Waxing West by Saviana Stanescu (dir: Jordan Friend)

  • Theatre Programming and Producing Assistant and Intern at The Kennedy Center​

    • In the Heights by Q. Hughes & L. Miranda (dir: Stephanie Klemons)​

    • Chess with a new book by Danny Strong (dir: Michael Mayer)

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE DIRECTING

  • King of the Yees by Lauren Yee (dir: Jennifer Chang); Signature Theatre; Production

  • The Dragon King's Daughter by Marcus Yi (dir: Chongren Fan); The Kennedy Center; Workshop & World Premiere

  • Angels in America: Millennium Approaches by Tony Kushner (dir: János Szász); Arena Stage; Production

  • L'inganno Felice by Rossini (original dir: Ella Marchment); Opera Festival of Chicago; Revival

  • Celia and Fidel by Eduardo Machado (dir: Molly Smith); Arena Stage; Production

  • A Thousand Splendid Suns adapted by Ursula R. Sarna (dir: Carey Perloff); Arena Stage, ACT-San Francisco; Production

  • Right to be Forgotten by Sharyn Rothstein (dir: Seema Sueko); Arena Stage; World Premiere

  • A Departure by Daria Miyeko Marinelli (dir: Jesca Prudencio); The Kennedy Center, Workshop & Staged Reading

  • Trayf by Lindsay Joelle (dir: Derek Goldman); Theatre J

  • The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekov (dir: Daniel Cantor); Associate Director; UV Theatre Project; Production

  • The Living Lakes devised by Anita Gonzalez & Joel Valentin-Martinez; The Global Midwest; Production - World Premiere

  • The Little Mermaid by Menken/Ashman (dir: Linda Goodrich); University of Michigan; Production

AWARDS

  • DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Fellowship, 2024

  • DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Fellowship, 2023

  • DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Fellowship, 2022

  • DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Fellowship, 2021

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Hannah Ervin Photography

Email: gk.strasser@gmail.com​ 
Phone: 248-535-0316

Dark City character art for Juda and Paaya by Sara Eskandari

Concept and writing by Gregory Keng Strasser

Mask painting with Ida Bagus Anom Suryawan

Photo by Aaron Hussein

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Directing actors Yasmin Tuazon and Sebastian Amoruso

Photo by Andreq Quilpa

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Back in the acting/performing days with actor Marisa Cicurel. Neil Simon's Rumors

Photo by Ashley DuBois

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Directing the fantastic undergraduate acting majors at Shenandoah University. 

Photo by Laurel Hinton

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