Director & Producer

Theater Director

UPCOMING PROJECTS:

I’M PROUD OF YOU. Adapted from the book “I’m Proud of You: My friendship with Fred Rogers” by Tim Madigan. Opens June 25, 2024 at Theatre L’Homme Dieu in Alexandria, MN

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW. Opens Oct 24, 2024. Produced by 4CommunityTheatre at the Plymouth Playhouse.

URINETOWN, Lakeshore Players Theatre 

This production directed by Greta Grosch is overflowing with wit and even a splash of wisdom…. Grosch fills the production with countless comic touches…

   – April, 2024/ Rob Dunkelberger, the Stages of MN

GUTS AND GRATITUDE: A Widower’s Cabaret

“It’s a hit folks. It’s a hit. So incredibly good”

“We were sobbing one minute and laughing the next.”

“The show is funny, sad, emotional, heartfelt and honest.”

“People!!!!! You. Must. See. This. Show.”

 – October, 2023 / Audience comments

 CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES, Cedar Summerstock Theatre

“Don’t tell anyone, but I saw it 4 times.” – Rebecca

“Lots of laughter in the auditorium! ” – Sheryl

“It was an awesome performance” – Penny

“Hilarious show… still cracking up!” – Karen

   – July, 2023 / Audience comments

THE LOONEY LUTHERANS

“Untie your shoes because you’ll laugh your socks off.

 – June, 2023 / Audience comment.

NOISES OFF, Lakeshore Players Theatre 

Everyone in the nine-person cast as an absolute delight, and director Greta Grosch keeps everything hurtling towards the finish line in a beautiful display of organized chaos.

– January 31, 2023 / Cherry and Spoon

Nominated: Best Direction of a Play2023 BroadwayWorld Regional Theater Awards

THE ROOMMATE, Prime Productions 

Local comedy legend Greta Grosch directs the piece, which is perhaps why the comedy is so sharp and impeccably timed.

 – June 5, 2022 / Cherry and Spoon

LEMONADE FOR THE LAWNBOY, Greta Grosch Presents

Greta Grosch has created, written, and co-directed a fabulous adaptation of the Lawnboy book.

 – June 23, 2015 / John Townsend

A CHRISTMAS PUDDING, Open Window Theater 

Wondering what happened to wholesome, traditional Christmas variety shows?… A Christmas Pudding, adapted and directed by Greta Grosch, is a pleasant and nostalgic evening of readings and songs, strung together like cranberry and popcorn garland on a real Christmas tree.

– December 6, 2013 / Janet Preus

Other Directing

Staged Readings, Cabarets and Experimental Theater:

  • CHASING MONET / Prime Productions
  • I WANT IT ALL (I Think) and YOU GO, GIRL – fundraising cabarets at the Bryant Lake Bowl
  • BABY and numerous other productions – Mankato State University
  • Numerous cabarets and student productions.

Original Children’s Theater productions:

  • Stepping Stone Theater for Youth Development – numerous
  • Youth Performance Company – numerous
  • Pillsbury House/Chicago Avenue Project

Misc Youth performances:

  • Incarnation Lutheran Church summer program
  • 4-H SHARE THE FUN with the Uni of MN Extension Services at the MN State Fair

Producer/Creative Director

Theatrical:

Film/Video

  • Verizon Wireless / Theatrical Short
  • Minnesota Without Poverty / Web Series
  • IN THE BASEMENT PRODUCTIONS / Feature Film
  • SUGAR BACON / Theatrical Short
  • Joke of the Day / Web Series
  • Cinematography and Editing: Numerous Humorous Music Videos
  • St Paul Community Ed / Numerous Student Developed Video Projects

Live Event (Commissioned):

  • Gold’n Plump Chicken
  • Underwater Adventures
  • Minnesota Vikings 50th Anniversary Celebration
  • Cardinal Glass
  • Faegre Drinker LLP (previously Faegre Baker Daniels)
  • Minnesota CLE
  • Fish Richardson LLP
  • University of Minnesota McNamara Alumni Center
  • The SPAM Museum

Choreographer:

  • Fridley Middle School Show Choir (2004 – 2012)
  • Ellis Street Singers, MN State University, Mankato (1987 – 1989)
  • Dance Captain, Numerous Theatrical Productions

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Acting / Directing

  • Mankato State University, Mankato, MN (now the University of MN, Mankato); graduated Magna Cum Laude