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Roger Gross

Roger Gross Roger Gross is professor of drama at the University of Arkansas and is director of their M.F.A. Program in Playwriting. He was founder and, for eight years, artistic director of the California Shakespeare Festival. He was director of the Mount Sequoyah New Play Retreat from 1989 to 1996. Gross directs the annual George Kernodle New Play Competition. He is an actor, playwright, composer and filmmaker. He is author of Understanding Playscripts and the forthcoming Speaking Shakespeare´s Verse. This is Gross´s third trip to the Great Plains Theatre Conference.