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.
McKnight Theater Artist Fellow
Brooklyn Park, MN