Greg Geffrard - Columbia College Chicago

Greg Geffrard

Practitioner-in-Residence

ggeffrard@colum.edu

Biography

Greg Geffrard is an educator, actor, director, and spoken word artist who remains dedicated to cultivating brave spaces for art creation. He previously held the title of Lead Facilitator of Professional Development for Steppenwolf for Young Adults, Sexual Assault Prevention Educator since 2016, continues to facilitate Antiracist workshops with the Chicago Poetry Center, Assistant Faculty with Theatrical Intimacy Education and is an adjunct professor at Columbia College Chicago.  His work broadly speaking focuses on the empowerment of historically dehumanized populations and being self generators of radical joy.

Instructional Areas

Intimacy Choreography & Directing

Creative Practice and Research Interests

Culture Cultivation (creating consensual spaces of learning and art creation)

Degrees

B.A., Theatre University of South Florida 2010
M.F.A., Theatre Arts The University of Iowa 2012