Greg Cuellar (kway-yar) is a Mexican-American/Lipan Apache actor based out of Los Angeles. He recently voiced Ferdinand in The Tempest starring Jay O. Sanders (Next Chapter Podcasts).
Greg can be seen Guest Starring on NEW AMSTERDAM (NBC) and in the film BEAUTY OF A BLANK SPACE (2022 Audience Award at Austin Film Festival). Select NY Theatre credits include playing Dromio of Syracuse in COMEDY OF ERRORS (Classic Stage), Jeremy O. Harris’ THE FEELS…(KMS), I WANNA F*CK LIKE ROMEO AND JULIET (New Light Theatre Project), PLAY ON! Shakespeare Festival (CSC/OSF) and IT’S ONLY A PLAY opposite Broadway Legends Kristine Nielsen and Julie Halston, directed by Tony-nominated Kevin Cahoon (George Street Playhouse).
Greg’s ability to dissect narrative has made him a staple in new work development, most recently in workshops for The Public's Emerging Writer's Group and the Broadway-bound, musical adaptation of Black Swan directed by Tony-winner Rachel Chavkin. Additional development for Apple TV, Playwrights Realm, The Lark, Trans Theatre Lab, The Civilians, and more.
Originally from St. Louis, Greg trained and performed early with Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, and the Center of Creative Arts. He toured cross-country with Metro Theatre Company and devised theatre with at-risk youth populations for Gitana Productions. For his accomplishments in regional theatre, Greg was awarded the Graduate Arts Award from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, providing him with a full ride to graduate school.
He received his MFA in Acting from Columbia University as a Bob Hope Acting Fellow. Additional training with Groundlings, Upright Citizens Brigade, Fiasco Theatre, Linklater Voice, and he is a proud protege of actress Susan Barnes.