Artist Bio

Greg Vinkler

(Bio as of January 2003)

Greg Vinkler most recently appeared at the Goodman in The Rose Tattoo during the 2002/2003 Season. Other Goodman credits include The Beard of Avon, A Christmas Carol and Cyrano de Bergerac. His extensive Chica­go credits include over 20 productions with Chicago Shakespeare, including King Lear, Twelfth Night, Hamlet, The Tempest, As You Like It, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, Measure for Measure, Oth­ello and King John; Steppenwolf’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (also in London); St. Nicholas and Jest a Second at Victory Gardens; The Woman in Black with Blood-Curdling Pro­ductions; 84, Charing Cross Road and Later Life at Northlight; Pantomime and Macbeth at Court; Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All and The Runner Stumbles at Wisdom Bridge; Tak­ing Steps at Drury Lane Evergreen Park; and Not Now, Darling at Forum Theatre. Regional cred­its include The Play’s the Thing at Pittsburgh Public Theatre; Greater Tuna, The Foreigner and Beyond the Fringe at Michigan’s Boars Head Theatre; and The Dining Room at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre. Internationally, he has appeared in A Perfect Ganesh at Singapore Repertory Theatre, The Glass Menagerie at Vienna’s English Theatre and The Mousetrap at Vienna’s International Theatre. Mr. Vinkler is the artistic director of the Peninsula Players Theatre in Door County, Wisconsin. He is the recipient of three Jeff Awards, two Ar­tisan Awards, an After Dark Award, and was named best actor by Chicago Magazine in 2002.

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