Gregory Crafts is a multi-hyphenate creative artist residing in the Arts District of North Hollywood, California with his beloved wife, Jenn, and their three cats. Besides writing, his interests include acting, directing, going to the theatre, reading, playing video games, designing web sites, participating in 5k mud runs, reading comic books and practicing martial arts.
He is a founding member of Theatre Unleashed and is proud to serve as its Managing Director. He is also a card-carrying member of SAG-AFTRA, Actors’ Equity and the Dramatists Guild of America, an Ovation Voter, a founding member of the Theatrical Producers League of Los Angeles and a member of the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights.
Most recently, Greg and Jenn manage studio/stage, an iconic Fringe venue located on Western Avenue, under the banner of their company, StageCrafts, For more information about that, check out thestagecrafts.com
His first two plays, Super Sidekick: The Musical (Official Selection – Best of Hollywood Fringe 2011), and Friends Like These (Winner – The ENCORE! Producers Award 2014, Nominee – Top of the Fringe 2014, Nominee – Fringe Ensemble Theatre Award 2014) have gone on to publication after continuing their development at the Hollywood Fringe. His third play, Three Can Keep a Secret, was a smash hit at the 2017 Fringe. Called "…Boondock Saints meets Napoleon Dynamite,” the script was named a finalist for the prestigious Inkwell Theatre Playwright’s Promise Award.
In 2018, Greg directed the 2018 Fringe Award Winner for Best in Comedy, A Very DIE HARD Christmas. This year, he is proud to premiere his newest play, Tattered Capes, a relationship drama set in a superpowered Marvel-like universe.
Greg likes to spend what little free time he has playing Dungeons & Dragons with his friends or watching the UFC. He also nurses an unhealthy obsession with the Boston Red Sox.
For more information, Greg recommends checking out his website, www.GregoryCrafts.com.