Director

Gregory Crafts

"Version 3.0 is even sharper than last year’s new-improved version under Gregory Crafts’ better-than-ever direction."

- StageSceneL.A.
Review of A Very DIE HARD Christmas (2017)

"Under the skillful direction of TU Managing Director Gregory Crafts, the show’s rousing musical numbers and action sequences are a holiday delight, delivering a non-stop thrill ride that rivals the excitement of the original film.”

- Fanbase Press
Review of A Very DIE HARD Christmas (2016)

“Every aspect of the show: the wit, songs, satire, improvisation, set use and direction, every single aspect was on point. All building to an ending that felt like Christmas magic was happening on stage.”

- The_Detective
Review of A Very DIE HARD Christmas

"...director Gregory Crafts skillfully guides this talented troupe through a journey of hilarity, action, and holiday cheer."

- Fanbase Press
Review of A Very DIE HARD Christmas

“Gregory Crafts once again directs with freewheeling glee…”

- StageSceneL.A.
Review of A Very DIE HARD Christmas

"Gregory Crafts directs with verve, maintaining a good pace and eliciting fine performances from his troupe and, above all, milking the broad comedy at every turn without going overboard."

- StageSceneL.A.
Review of POPE! An Epic Musical

"The entire cast plays it for laughs but Director Gregory Crafts manages to keep them from going too much over the top as they romp through this zany aberrance."

- ReviewPlays.com
Review of POPE! An Epic Musical

"...as put together by director Gregory Crafts, this thing is just fast-paced, cleverly designed fun."

- Stage Struck Review
Review of POPE! An Epic Musical

"[POPE!] flows with great rapidity, scattering sight gags and ridiculous suppositions with great abandon. It’s an entertainment, through and through..."

- Stage Struck Review
Review of POPE! An Epic Musical

"Under Gregory Crafts’ direction, the cast score laugh after laugh in performances that at times seem almost improvised... Crafts and company’s freewheeling approach suits the material (very SNL meets Mel Brooks)."

- StageSceneL.A.
Review of POPE! An Epic Musical

"Dirty Tragedians and Leprous Playwrights, directed by Gregory Crafts [is] staged with an overabundance of theatrical shenanigans, tumbledown props and costumes, it's oddly charming, mainly because of the cast's wild antics."

- L.A. Weekly
Review of The Unserious Chekhov

Gregory Crafts

About Gregory

Gregory Crafts is an award-winning multi-hyphenate creative artist, with more than twenty-five years of experience as an actor, playwright, director, designer, and theatrical producer under his belt. After graduating from Emerson College in Boston, MA with a Bachelor’s in Theatre Studies in 2003, Greg migrated to Los Angeles, California. He currently resides in North Hollywood, CA with his wife, Jenn, and their three cats.

In 2008, Greg co-founded Theatre Unleashed, a 501(c)(3) non-profit theatre company located in North Hollywood, CA, and currently serves as its Managing Director, where he oversees the company’s operations. Greg is also a member of SAG-AFTRA, Actors' Equity, the Dramatists Guild, the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights, an Ovation Voter, and a founding board member of the Theatrical Producers League of Los Angeles

In 2016, Greg and his wife Jenn teamed up to form a live event venue management company. On January 1st, 2017, the pair took control of studio/stage, a unique performance space located in L.A's KoreaTown. Now working under the banner of The StageCrafts, Jenn and Greg are actively seeking new venues to add to their portfolio. Recently, Greg has been named the venue representative to the board of directors of the Hollywood Fringe Festival.

With what little free time he has, Greg enjoys supporting local theatre, reading historical fiction, shotgunning sci-fi shows on Netflix, playing video games, designing websites, participating in 5k mud runs, collecting comic books, playing Dungeons & Dragons, and practicing martial arts. He also nurses an unhealthy obsession with the Boston Red Sox.

Current Projects

Batter Up! My Brain on Baseball by Brett Moore, World of MooreCrafts Productions at the Hollywood Fringe Festival (June 13-30, 2019 at studio/stage)

Today, Short Film – Hold For Plane Pictures

A Very DIE HARD Christmas, Theatre Unleashed @ 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival

The Anniversary Issue (Episodes 1-4), Serial Killers @ Sacred Fools

The Anniversary Issue, Serial Killers @ Sacred Fools

The Boys of Spring and Fall, Short+Sweet Hollywood 2017

A Very DIE HARD Christmas (2017), Theatre Unleashed

Pin-Up Girls: Scotty’s Last Night, Theatre Unleashed

A Very DIE HARD Christmas (2016), Theatre Unleashed

Feng Shui Ninjas, 7th Floor Studios

A Very DIE HARD Christmas (2015), Theatre Unleashed

After The Adventure: Logan’s Heroes, 7th Floor Productions

POPE! An Epic Musical, The Belfry Stage

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