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Grant Kretchik

Associate Professor
Director

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Performing Arts

Location
  • @New York City
    41 Park Row 612
Office Hours
New York City

Biography


Kretchik has appeared Off B'way: Silvio in The Servant of Two Masters and a youthful Sean O'Casey in I Knock at the Door and Pictures in the Hallway, both directed by Stuart Vaughan. Film/TV: Law and Order, Guiding Light, As The World Turns, Man on the Moon, and When Harry Tries to Marry (Official Selection Austin, Mumbai and London film Festivals). His latest film Broken received official selections to the following film festivals: Cannes, Chelsea, Santa Fe, Soho, Boston LGBT, Long Island, Honolulu and Fresno. Kretchik has worked as both an actor and director at La Mama etc. In 2012 Kretchik assisted Michael Grief on the first Broadway National Tour of Next to Normal. Other directing credits include Scottish Sperm (world premier) the Edinburgh Fringe Festival the production went on to be selected for Zoofest and Just for Laughs in Montreal, Canada. The Parade by Tennessee Williams at the Tennessee Williams Theater Festival in Provincetown, MA. Kretchik is a proud member of Actors Equity and The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. Mr. Kretchik is the Associate Director of The School of Performing Arts at Pace University and the head of the BFA Acting Program there. He has been a featured guest in Lehman College's emerging artist series. He has also held positions with Entertainment Tonight and Warner Bros. Television Casting. Mr. Kretchik is a member of Actors Equity Association. His Essay “With Talent Comes Responsibility! Defining your Dream” was published in The Soul of the American Actor. Grant Kretchik holds an MFA in Acting from the New School University.

Education


BA , Pace University
Speech Communication Media Studies

MFA , New School University

RESEARCH INTEREST


acting, directing, adapting work and writing

ARTISTIC AND PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCES AND EXHIBITS

Our Class
[Theatre - Perform] Temple Emanu-El and and The Polish Cultural Institute, New York, NY

Her Dinner Party
[Film ] Im'perfect Pictures ,, Los Angeles, Ca

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Actors Equity
    Professional Actors Union
  • Stage Directors and Choreographers Society , June 01 , 2011
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