New York, NY
Greg Drozdek was born and raised in New York City. He founded and ran The Stanton Street Settlement, a free after-school program for immigrant children from 1998 – 2008. Greg has also worked as an English Teacher and Assistant Principal at La Salle Academy. His short film “Payday” (with Theodore Bikel and Jimmy Breslin) won Best Director and Best Cinematography at The New York Film and Video Festival in 2001. A full-length biographical documentary “Finding Home” premiered at The Lake Forrest Film Festival in 2007, and won Best New Documentary at The Accolade Film Festival in 2008. Stage plays include: “The Tender” and “The Here & Now,” (Kraine) and “Catherine Slip” (Red Room).
Greg got his BA in English at Johns Hopkins in 1995, his Masters in Secondary English Education at Fordham in 1998, and his Doctorate in Educational Administration at NYU in 2005. Greg runs laptoplibrary.org, a small, free ESL program in Chinatown. He also teaches Martial Arts to teens and adult beginners at Moveworks-NYC.
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