Founder of Neo-Futurism



Depaul University, The Theatre School:
Graduate Acting III: Company Creation
Alternative Playwriting
Directing Advisor: MFA III Directing Project
Adjunct Professor in the Undergraduate and MFA Programs
Six quarters from Fall 2008 to the present


University of Chicago:
Advanced Acting Technique: Neo-Futurism
Intermediate Playwriting
Performance Art
Adjunct Professor in University Theater, Creative Writing, and Art Department Programs
Ten quarters from Spring 2003 to the present


Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Waterford Connecticut:
Performance Creation Workshop
Guest Artist at the National Theater Institute and Theatermakers Programs
Five sessions from August 2010 to the present


Columbia College Chicago:
Styles and Crafts I: The Greeks to The Restoration
Styles and Crafts II: 18th and 19th Century
Styles and Crafts III: 20th Century
Neo-Futurist Performance Workshop
Adjunct Professor in Theater Department
Ten semesters from Fall1993 to Spring1998


The Neo-Futurist Theater, Chicago:
Neo-Futurist Performance Workshop
Neo-Futurist Collaborative Creation Workshop
Site-Specific Performance, Environmental Staging and Invisible Theater
Advanced Neo-Futurist Performance Workshop
Master Class in Neo-Futurism
Over 35 six or eight-week workshops from 1992 to the present


Guest Residencies at Universities and Theater Programs:
University of Iowa, Iowa City Iowa – August, 2012
University of Wisconsin, Wausau Wisconsin – September, 2011
Actors Theatre of Louisville, Apprentice Program – August, 2011
Truman State University, Kirksville Missouri – March, 2010
Loyola Academy, Wilmette Illinois – January, 2010
Rhodes College, Memphis Tennessee – September, 2009
Oberlin College, Ohio – March, 2009
Walter Payton College Prep, Chicago – September through December, 2008
Les Neos from Montreal, Quebec in Chicago – May, 2008
Le Theatre de L’Opsis, Montreal, Quebec – September, 2007
State University of New York, Freedonia – March, 2007
Lake Forest College – February, 2007
Actors Theatre of Louisville, Apprentice Program – October, 2006
Lowell Comedy Festival, Lowell Massachusetts – June, 2006
University of Houston Mitchell Center – April, 2006
Second City Chicago – October through December, 2005
Columbia College Chicago – October, 2005
Actors Theatre of Louisville, Apprentice Program – August, 2005
Lexington Shakespeare Institute, Lexington, Kentucky – July, 2005
University of Massachusetts at Amherst – February, 2005
Actors Theatre of Louisville, Apprentice Program – March, 2002


Chicago Children’s Museum:
Creative Dramatics: Puppetry
Guest Artist
Fall 1991 through Fall 1992


Oberlin Experimental College, Ohio:
Samuel Beckett: From Analysis To Performance
Shakespeare on Film
Fall Semester, 1983 and Spring Semester, 1984

Guest Lecturer:

Association for Theater in Higher Education Conventions, Northwestern University, University of Chicago, University of the Incarnate Word (Texas), Baker Demonstration School, Depaul University, International Radio Conference in Moscow Russia, Columbia College, Amherst College, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Illinois Institute of Design, Wesleyan University, Oberlin College, National Public Radio’s “Third Coast Festival”, Adaptive Path Designers Conference (San Francisco), Reality Theater Company, Modern Language Association, Near North Montessouri Chicago, New Trier High School Literary Festival (annually), Chicago Public School Teachers Conference, Associated Colleges of the Midwest Chicago Arts Program, League of Chicago Theaters, Performing Arts Chicago, and numerous high schools and theaters across the country (full list available upon request).

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Founding director of the Neo-Futurists, Greg Allen has taught writing, theater, and performance at the University of Chicago, the Actors Theater of Louisville, and Depaul University. More »
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