Greg Ochitwa

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Previously at Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan: Merry Wives (Director) 2018; Twelfth Night (Orsino) & Richard III (Rivers & Richmond) 2017; A Midsummer Night's Dream (Demetrius) 2016;  The Roving Show (Player) 2016; The Comedy of Errors (Solinus & Balthazar) 2013; Macbeth (Malcom) 2013; Hamlet (Hamlet) 2012; As You Like It (Oliver) 2012.

A Balgonie born, Saskatchewan based artist, Greg is thrilled to be returning to his favorite summer festival to direct The Merry Wives of Windsor. A regular contributor at Regina's Globe theatre, select writer/director credits include Root, Hog, or Die - a western musical; G-Ram; Fusion: Touch; Fusion: The Stay; Fusion: Get Out; and he recently directed the mainstage hit, Bittergirl- the musical. Acting credits include, A Soldier's WarThe Snow Queen, the title role in Robin HoodMetamorphoses (Globe Theatre); Twelfth Night, Richard III, A Midsummer Night's DreamThe Tempest Roving ShowThe Comedy of ErrorsMacbeth, As You Like It, the title role in Hamlet (Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan); Farragut North (Fire in the Hole/LiveFive) Becky's New Car (Theatre North West). He also wrote and starred in COPE- a hip-hop musical, for which he received a SATA for Composition and Performance (Globe Theatre; North Central Theatre/LiveFive, Persephone Youth Series and Tour). Television credits include Corner GasRenegadePress; lead member of the original Incredible Story Studio actor rep. company.

Greg is a graduate of the 2010 Globe Theatre Conservatory, and he has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre (Acting) from the University of Regina. He now proudly works province wide as a freelance writing, rap, and drama teacher. He's been a consistent part of the Globe Theatre School for the past seven years, including being a main member of their Outreach program. More recently, he's become a lead instructor/mentor at Paper Crane Community Arts Centre, a community program run by Ranch Ehrlo, where the focus is on using the arts as a catalyst to well-being in our daily lives.

 

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