Greg Oliver Bodine
Greg is an actor and playwright living in New York City. He grew up in Garrison, NY and is a graduate of Hobart College and the M.F.A. Drama program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was awarded both the Seldon Prize and the Adler Prize for Excellence in Acting. His previous training includes classes at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute and the Actors Workshop in Boston. He has also studied Acting with Michael Howard, Shakespeare with John Basil and Charles E. Gerber, Directing with Shami Chaiken and Playwriting with both Constance Congdon (Tales of the Lost Formicans) and EST Founding Artistic Director, Curt Dempster. Greg has taught undergraduate drama at UNC-Chapel Hill, Long Island University-C.W. Post and The Southern New Jersey Academy for the Performing Arts at Gloucester County Institute of Technology.
His plays include Dark Soundings, Poe Times Two, Wicked Tavern Tales, A Hollywood Lesson in Physics, Heavy Flora, I — Carpenter (published by Playscripts, Inc.), The Fatwā of Corspman Johnny Jones, Eye of the Beholder, Christmas Thieves: A Small Town Radio Play (Playscripts, Inc.) and adaptations of Plautus’ The Pot of Gold, The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Hound by H.P. Lovecraft, To Build a Fire by Jack London, The Secret Sharer by Joseph Conrad, (Playscripts, Inc.) and Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol (Playscripts, Inc.) — a solo, one-act play which has received numerous, critically-acclaimed productions throughout the United States and Canada.
Greg is a 2003 Grants For the Arts Recipient, (A Christmas Carol) awarded by the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the Long Island Arts Council. In addition to acting and playwriting, he has also worked as a Theatre Teaching Artist in the Long Island School Partnership Program with Tilles Center for the Performing Arts in Brookville, NY. Greg is a member of WorkShop Theater Company, the Writers’ Forum at Manhattan Theatre Source, Playsmiths, Playwrights’ Continuum and the Dramatists Guild of America.
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Plays by Greg Oliver Bodine on Indie Theater Now
THE YELLOW WALLPAPER
Adapted here from the classic short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, the play chronicles the tragic, downward spiral of one woman’s isolation, obsession and descent into madness.
WICKED TAVERN TALES
A 19th century tavern proprietor and barmaid narrate three yarns of mystery and murder, with characters from each story appearing and breathing life into the words of their storytellers.
COMING SOON:Poe, Times Two
The Fatwā of Corpsman Johnny Jones
To Build A Fire
Latest News About Greg Oliver Bodine
FREE READING OF A REQUIEM FOR SHERLOCK HOLMES AT WORKSHOP THEATER COMPANY, SUNDAY, SEPT. 21 AT 6PM
My new full-length play, A REQUIEM FOR SHERLOCK HOLMES, returns to WorkShop Theater Company as part of the Sundays@Six Reading Series on Sept. 21 at 6pm -- Open and FREE to the public. ARRIVE extra early -- seating is VERY limited!
Sep 14, 2014
THE YELLOW WALLPAPER, A ONE-WOMAN PLAY, COMING TO WORKSHOP THEATER COMPANY JAN. 16-26, 2014.
My adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's classic, short story was first produced at Manhattan Theatre Source in March 2009 before it toured area libraries and colleges for Women's History Month. Annalisa Loeffler returns to NYC in this one-woman tour de force, directed by DeLisa M. White at WorkShop Theater Company, at 312 W. 36 Street, 4th floor, Jan. 16-26, 2014. Tickets are on sale -- we hope you'll join us! Available soon on Indie Theater Now!
Nov 18, 2013
FREE STAGED READING OF A REQUIEM FOR SHERLOCK HOLMES AT WORKSHOP THEATER COMPANY, AUG. 8-10 @ 8PM
My new play, A REQUIEM FOR SHERLOCK HOLMES, is getting a staged reading Aug. 8-10 @ 8pm at WorkShop Theater Company on W. 36th Street in Manhattan. FREE and open to the public – online reservations are highly recommended. Come check it out!
Jul 23, 2013
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