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Gregg T. Daniel


2017/18 Season: Director, A Raisin in the Sun

ELSEWHERE: Recently directed the West Coast premieres of Tearrance Arvelle Chisolm’s Br’er Cotton for Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble, Lorraine Hansberry’s Les Blancs for Rogue Machine theatre (Ovation-nominated, Best Director), and Home by Samm Art Williams for the International City Theatre (ICT). With Rogue Machine, Gregg directed the L.A. premiere of Honky by Greg Kalleres (nominated Best Director, Comedy). He is a recipient of the 2016 NAACP Best Director award for the International City Theatre’s production of Fences by August Wilson (nominated for L.A. Drama Critics Circle, Ovation, and StageScene LA awards.) Other work includes a revival of Alice Childress’ Wedding Band: A Love/Hate Story in Black and White for the Antaeus Company (Winner Stage Raw AwardBest Revival, Best Ensemble). Additional L.A. credits include Lee Blessing’s Cobb, Eric Simonson’s Lombardi, Frank McGuinness’ Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me (Broadway World nomination, Best Director), and Tom Stoppard’s translation of Heroes for Group Repertory Theatre. For Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble, he’s directed the West Coast premiere of Kwame Kwei-Armah’s Elmina’s Kitchen (Winner-NAACP’s Best Ensemble). Regionally, he has directed the New Jersey premiere of Katori’s Hall’s The Mountain Top and Matthew Lopez’s The Whipping Man for Cape May Stage. Gregg is a Founding Member/Artistic Director of Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble ( He is an accomplished actor with over 100 appearances in television and film roles. He is married to actress Veralyn Jones.