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Gregg Lloyd

Department of Theater and Dance


Gregg Lloyd

Associate Professor

Ferguson Ctr A187
(757) 594-8793
glloyd@cnu.edu

Education

  • MFA in Theater/Acting, Western Illinois University
  • BA in Communications/Theater, North Central College

Teaching

Acting, Movement for the Actor, Stage Combat, Period Style, Acting for Non-Actors

Research

Performance, Period Personal Combat, Martial Arts, Tolhoffer Broadsword, Musical Theater

Biography

Mr. Lloyd received is MFA in Acting from Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, and his BA in Communications/Theater from North Central College, Naperville, IL. He is also a Certified Teacher of Stage Combat with the Society of American Fight Directors and holds black belts in Hapkido and TangSooDo. He is a professional Fight Director and Actor, having worked around the country as an actor in regional venues and as a fight performer at amusement parks and Medieval Times. In addition to being an educator and director for CNU, he is also the Resident Fight Director for the Virginia Stage Company and the Virginia Opera. He has received the Kennedy Center-American College Theater Festival’s Meritorious Achievement Award for Excellence in Directing for Brighton Beach Memoirs (2011) and When You Comin’ Back, Red Ryder (2013). Recent professional acting credits include King Arthur in Spamalot, Mark Rothko in Red, McKean in 1776, Mushnik in Little Shop of Horrors, the Governor in Man of La Mancha, Owen in The Foreigner, and Capulet in Romeo and Juliet. Recent Fight Direction credits include Pagliacci, The Great Gatsby, Romeo and Juliet, Fences, I Hate Hamlet, Lucia de Lammermoor, Il Trovatore, and Don Giovani. For Theater CNU, Gregg has directed Noises Off, Once Upon a Mattress, When You Comin’ Back Red Ryder, Brighton Beach Memoirs, I Hate Hamlet, HMS Pinafore, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, The Adding Machine, and Be Aggressive. Gregg lives in Newport News with his wonderful wife and two fantastic children.

  • Excellence in Directing - Noises Off, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. (2016)
  • Excellence in Directing - When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. (2014)
  • Excellence in Directing - Brighton Beach Memoirs, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. (2012)
  • Theatre - Fight Director
    "Hearts Like Fists". TheaterCNU. Ferguson Studio Theater. Newport News, VA.
  • Theatre - Fight Director
    "Guys and Dolls". Virginia Stage Company. Wells Theater. Norfolk, Virginia, USA.
  • Theatre - Fight Director
    "Tosca". Virginia Opera. Harrison Opera House. Norflolk, Virgina.
  • Theatre - Fight Director
    "Oklahoma!". TheaterCNU. Ferguson Center Peebles Theater. Newport News, VA.
  • Theatre - Fight Director
    "Mr. Burns". TheaterCNU. Ferguson Studio Theater. Newport News, VA.
  • Theatre - Fight Director
    "West Side Story". Virginia Repertory Theatre. November Theater. Richmond, VA, USA.
  • Theatre - Fight Director
    "Disgraced". Virginia Stage Company - LORT D. Wells Theater. Norflolk, Virginia.
  • Theatre - Fight Director
    "Pagliacci". Virginia Opera. Harrison Opera House. Norflolk, Virgina.
  • Theatre - Perform
    "Father in Violet". Heritage Theater Festival - UVA. Culbreth Theater, UVA. Charlottesville, VA.
  • Theatre - Perform
    "Arthur in Spamalot". Heritage Theater Festival - UVA. Culbreth Theater, UVA. Charlottesville, VA.
  • Theatre - Fight Director
    ""The Great Gatsby"". Virginia Stage Company - LORT D. Wells Theater. Norflolk, Virgina.
  • Theatre - Perform
    "Red - Mark Rothko". Heritage Theater Festival - UVA. Ruth Caplin Theater, UVA. Charlottesville, VA.
  • Theatre - Fight Director
    "Fences". Virginia Stage Company - LORT D. Wells Theater. Norfolk, Virginia.
  • Theatre - Perform
    "McKean in "1776"". Heritage Theater Festival. Culbreath Theater - UVA. Charlottesville, VA.
  • Theatre - Fight Director
    ""Carmen"". Lyric Opera of Virginia. Ferguson Center for the Arts - Concert Hall. Virginia, VA.
  • Theatre - Fight Director
    "The Fantasticks". Virginia Stage Company - LORT D. Wells Theater. Norflolk, Virgina.
  • Theatre - Fight Director
    "Romeo and Juliet". Virginia Shakespeare Compay. Gottwald Playhouse/CenterStage. Richmond, VA.
  • Theatre - Perform
    "The Govenor/Inn Keeper in Man of LaMancha". Virginia Musical Theater. Sandler Center for the Performing Arts. Virginia Beach, VA.
  • Theatre - Fight Director
    "'Don Giovanni'". Virginia Opera. Harrison Opera House. Norfolk, VA.
  • Gregg Lloyd, SAFD Teachers Symposium, "Video Feedback Platforms: A Comparative Analysis," Online. (2020)
  • Gregg Lloyd, Virginia Beach Bash, "Punch, Float, Slash: Laban 'Efforts' and Combat," Regent University, Virgina Beach, VA. (2020)
  • Gregg Lloyd, Southeastern Theatre Conference, "Physical Approaches to Character: The Laban Technique," Louisville, KY. (2020)
  • Gregg Lloyd, Virginia Beach Bash, "1-2-3 Contact," Regent University, Virgina Beach, VA. (2019)
  • Gregg Lloyd, Virginia Beach Bash, "Oops! I Forgot My Knife," Regent University, Virgina Beach, VA. (2018)
  • Gregg Lloyd, Virginia Beach Bash, "Chuck It Up," Regent University, Virgina Beach, VA. (2018)
  • Gregg Lloyd, Virginia Beach Bash, "Inglorious Basterd Sword," Regent University, Virgina Beach, VA. (2013)
  • Gregg Lloyd, Virginia Beach Bash, "Sword and Shield vs. Quarterstaff," Regent University, Virgina Beach, VA. (2013)
  • Gregg Lloyd, Winter Wonderland Stage Combat Workshop, "Sword and Shield vs Quarterstaff," Chicago, IL. (2013)
  • Gregg Lloyd, Virginia Beach Bash, "Acting the Knife Fight," Regent University. (2011)
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