Greg Webster

Assistant Professor, Movement

Greg joined the performance faculty at University of Connecticut in the fall of 2006. His primary focus is the teaching of Movement Theater and the pedagogy of the renowned French theater master Jacques Lecoq. Greg is also the Movement coach and the resident fight choreographer for the Connecticut Repertory Theater. As a performer, choreographer and teacher Greg has worked from Broadway to the West End.

He is a founding member of the internationally acclaimed Split Knuckle Theatre Company, which has performed and taught on four continents to date. Split Knuckle is a critically acclaimed company that creates dynamic, physical, visually striking theatre from simple materials. He holds an M.F.A. in acting and directing from the University Missouri Kansas City and is a graduate of London International School of Performing Arts; where he was also an Instructor. Greg is certified teacher of Authentic Pilates Method of body conditioning and the Gyrotonic® expansion system. He has been a licensed personal trainer for more than ten years, is a former Golden Gloves boxer and holds a black belt in Aikido.

Greg firmly believes that the vision to be an artist reflects the desire to feel the movement of life around and within us. He hopes to foster in his students those qualities which they will need most in order to find their place as artists in the performing world: a never ending curiosity in life as it is; a strong vision of life as it could be; and a fully alive body through which to express creative vision.

Greg Webster is also a founding member of Bated Breath Theatre Company.

Below is a clip of their devised production ENDURANCE, which has played all over the world.

Greg Webster
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