Gregory Ungar

Associate Professor

  • Faculty
  • College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department of Theatre

What I do

I teach in the Theatre Department at the University of Denver. I am a professional actor and the associate artistic director of the New Swan Shakespeare Festival, in California.

Professional Biography

Greg grew up in California. After high school, Greg spent six years on the assembly line at General Motors.Greg read books and eventually went to UC Berkeley where he studied philosophy and theatre arts. Greg has advanced degrees in sociology (MA), acting(MA), and theatre(PhD).


  • BA, Philosophy, University of California
  • MA, Criminal Justice, State University of New York
  • MA, Sociology, University of Colorado
  • MFA, Acting, University of California
  • Ph.D., Theatre and Drama

Licensure / Accreditations

  • Fitzmaurice Voice Instructor

Professional Affiliations

  • Theatre Communications Group



Directed 'Art' for the University of Denver Department of Theatre.

The Electric Baby

Pre-production work, rehearsals, performance. Two to three performances per week for four months.

  • Arvada, Colorado, USA
The Foreigner

Pre-production work, rehearsals, performance. Six shows per week for six weeks.

  • Arvada, Colorado, USA
The Tempest

Prepared and performed Prospero, from The Tempest.

  • Orange County, CA, USA
The Taming of the Shrew

Prepared and performed Baptista, from The Taming of the Shrew

  • Orange County, CA, USA


  • Best Ensemble OC Weekly