Greg Romero is a playwright and theater artist, originally from Louisiana.His plays, site-specific projects and participatory live events have been presented in U.S. cities New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Austin, Dallas, Washington DC, Denver, Louisville, Baltimore, Phoenix and New Orleans as well as internationally in Victoria, British Columbia and Kingston, Jamaica.
Romero's collaborations with electronic music composer Mike Vernusky have been produced live in New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Austin, Baltimore, and Phoenix, while also receiving airplay in Toronto, Ontario and Zurich, Switzerland.
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 Philadelphia Theater Artist and was selected as the first-ever Resident Writer of the ArtsEdge Residency as well as one of the first three writers selected for the inaugural Philadelphia Dramatists Center/Plays & Players Playwriting Residency.
His works are published by Heinemann Press, YouthPLAYS, and Playscripts, Inc. and he is a proud alum of the WordBRIDGE Playwrights Lab.
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.