Greta Oglesby
Brooklyn Park, MN

Greta Oglesby Is an esteemed veteran of the American theater community. Her performances have been variously described as “ravishing,” “indelible,” “powerful,” “magnificent,” “heartbreaking,” and “brilliant.” Her theater credits include: Ten Thousand Things: Thunder Knocking on the Door, Once on This Island, King Lear, The Furies; Penumbra Theater: The Wiz, The Piano Lesson, Amen Corner, A Love Song for Miss Lydia; Guthrie Theater: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, The Crucible, Caroline or Change, Burial at Thebes; Children’s Theater: Beggar’s Strike, Five Fingers of Funk, and Last Stop on Market Street. She published a book in 2012 entitled Mama ‘N ‘Nem, Handprints On My Life. In 2016 she wrote the play Handprints as a companion to the book, which was just produced as a film by Ten Thousand Things Theater Company and Free Style films.