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Department

  • Drama
  • Biography:

    Gregory Wooddell is an actor who performed on Broadway in The Lyons and Cymbeline, as well as off-Broadway in the World Premiere of Nicky Silver’s The Lyons (Vineyard Theatre); Girl Crazy (Encores! At City Center); Volpone (Red Bull Theatre) and Splitting Infinity (Clurman Theatre). His regional credits include: the World Premiere of Terrence McNally’s Some Men (Philadelphia Theatre Company); the title role in the World Premiere of Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery (Arena Stage and McCarter Theatre); the American Premiere of Peter Whelan’s School of Night (Mark Taper Forum); the World Premiere of David Grimm’s Miracle at Naples (Huntington Theatre Company) and the title role in Henry VIII (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre). He is an Affiliated Artist with Shakespeare Theatre Company: the World Premiere of Lauren Gunderson’s Peter Pan and Wendy; Comedy of Errors (2018); Hamlet; Othello (2017); The School for Lies (Helen Hayes nomination: Robert Prosky Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play); Romeo and Juliet; As You Like It; The Importance of Being Earnest; An Ideal Husband; Twelfth Night; Comedy of Errors (2005); Othello (2004); Lady Windermere’s Fan; Cyrano; Two Gentlemen of Verona; Don Carlos; Richard II; Merchant of Venice; Country Wife and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. His other regional credits include: Cabaret (Signature Theatre); Oslo; Stage Kiss; Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Round House Theatre); Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde (Alley Theatre); Dissonance (Bay Street Theatre); Much Ado About Nothing (Kevin Kline nomination: Outstanding Lead Actor); Richard III (Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis); Much Ado About Nothing and A Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare On the Sound). His TV and film credits include: 30 Rock; Person of Interest; The Good Wife; Third Watch; Guiding Light; One Life to Live; Days of Our Live; Exposed and Paradise Virus. He trained at The Juilliard School. As an educator, Gregory is a faculty member with The Academy for Classical Acting’s MFA program at George Washington University, a faculty member with Catholic University of America’s Drama Department, an Affiliated Teaching Artist with Shakespeare Theatre Company, the Head of Acting for the Overtures Program at Signature Theatre, and has taught for Theatre for a New Audience, Bendheim Performing Arts Center and National Student Leadership Conference in New York and City Hearts and Much Ado About Shakespeare in Los Angeles, CA. Gregory has also been a private acting coach for more than twenty years in New York, California and Washington DC.