Gregory DeCandia has engaged the industry as an educator, performer, director, podcaster, and cultivator of new works in five different states and abroad. He is the new Artistic Director of DreamWrights Center for Community Arts as well as the Founder and Executive Director of Ignition Arts. He was formerly the Head of the BA Theatre and Performance devising program at Oklahoma City University. He just collaborated with Mike Wiley to create "The Get Down" for Bucks County Playhouse's pilot BoySpeak Program. Recently Gregory was on stage as James Reston in Frost/Nixon at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma. Last May marked his digital directorial debut with elevated, a devised film adaptation of the poetry graphic novel elevated thoughts: 100 shadormas from 9,000 ft. from Literati Press. His new play Animals received a reading at the National Winter Playwrights Retreat 2019 and a 2020 workshop with Ignition Arts. Gregory also tours his solo docudrama Silhouettes Of Service and has created four podcasts:Thank You 10, Fair Play, Devising, and The Brennan Book Blog Podcast. He is a proud graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill (MFA) and Emerson College (BFA) and member of Actors’ Equity Association and the National Alliance of Acting Teachers.
DIRECTOR Oklahoma Contemporary November 2018
CREATOR/PERFORMER Oklahoma Contemporary November 2017