Greg Romero is a playwright/theater artist, originally from Louisiana. Currently based in Philadelphia, his plays, site-specific projects, and sound-art collaborations have been presented in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Dallas, Austin, Washington DC, Louisville, New Orleans, as well as in Toronto (Ontario), Zürich (Switzerland), and other awesome places.
Romero has been a finalist for the Heideman Award, a semi-finalist for the Princess Grace Award, nominated for the F. Otto Haas Award for an Emerging Theater Artist, and was selected as the first-ever Resident Writer of the ArtsEdge Residency, created by The Kelly Writers House and The University of Pennsylvania. He is one of three playwrights to inaugurate the Philadelphia Dramatists Center/Plays & Players Playwriting Residency and is an alum of the 2012 WordBRIDGE Playwrights Laboratory. His collaboration with electronic music composer Mike Vernusky has been supported by an award from MetLife Creative Connections.
Romero has been commissioned by Little Fish Theater and Plays & Players, and is a member of The Dramatists Guild of America. His works are published by Heinemann Press, YouthPLAYS, and Playscripts, Inc.
Romero received a BA in Liberal Arts from the Louisiana Scholars College and an MFA in Playwriting from The University of Texas-Austin where he held the James A. Michener Fellowship.