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Gregory Ramos studied and taught dance in Los Angeles before beginning his professional career. He has appeared on television and toured the U.S. and Europe as a performer in numerous shows, including the national tours of The King and I with Yul Brynner and Rudolf Nureyev, and the national and European tours of West Side Story. He studied acting at Playwrights Horizons and with Academy Award winning actor Ellen Burstyn before completing his MFA in Playwriting at UCLA. His short plays Reaching Mercy and Breasts were produced in New York City. He has performed his original solo plays Border Stories and When We Danced in venues across the country. Ramos's play for young audiences, Cuentos de Josefina (Josephine’s Tales), based on Mexican family ghost stories, was published by YouthPLAYS. His play A Visit From San Cristobal was presented in a reading at Company of Angels in Los Angeles and was included in the ORIGIN series at CV REP where it received a workshop presentation. His play Acts of Kindess was a finalist in the Miranda Family Latinx Voces National Play Competition and was produced as a virtual reading by Repertorio Español. Gregory has directed and/or choreographed plays and musicals at universities and at professional theatre companies around the country. Some include: Ain't Misbehavin', Cabaret, Confessions of Women from East L.A., Evita, Godspell, Into the Woods, Our Town, LaRonde, The Legend of Georgia McBride, Marat/Sade, Mothers and Sons, The Normal Heart, Real Women Have Curves, Santos & Santos, Spring Awakening, Stop Kiss, Sweeney Todd, Time Stands Still and Urinetown. While on faculty of the University of Texas at El Paso he founded The Latino Guest Artists Program and the Border Public Theatre. Board memberships have included the Texas Commission for Arts Performing Arts Panel; Las Americas, an immigrant advocacy organization on the U.S. - Mexico border; and VermontCARES, a statewide nonprofit organization with the mission of bettering the lives of Vermonters with HIV/AIDS. Other board memberships included Mainspring Arts, a non profit producing entity, and Vermont Shakespeare Festival. Ramos held the position of national secretary for the American Theatre in Higher Education's Latino Focus Group. At The University of Vermont he directed the Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Program and was Professor and Chair in the Department of Theatre and Dance. He is currently Chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Redlands where he teaches directing, playwriting, and courses related to diversity in the U.S. American Theatre. He has taught in The Stella Adler Conservatory's summer musical theatre intensive program. Gregory is a member of Actor’s Equity Association, the Lincoln Center Directors Lab and the Dramatists Guild.

Solo Performance:

When We Danced

How I Learned to Drive student actors with Paula Vogel. 

Symposium with playwright Paula Vogel

With Playwright Tony Kushner

Solo Performance: Border Stories

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