Professor Grant Kretchik nurtured his love for acting while growing up in Hawley, PA.

Drama is a tough field, Kretchik affirmed, and noted that the public perception is that acting is glamorous. In truth, drama is a lot of work; it is a job, yet for him, it is a vocation that he loves.

Professor Grant Kretchik’s hometown newspaper, The News Eagle, pays tribute to his performing arts career – 

Highlights include a supporting role in the romantic comedy, When Harry Tries to Marry, which was filmed on Pace’s NYC campus in Lower Manhattan (and Kutch, India).  The film had its world premiere on October 22nd at the Austin Film Festival.

Kretchik is also currently directing a new adaptation of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol (December 8 – 12, Pace’s Schimmel Theater), and assisting with the first national tour of Next to Normal, a Pulitzer-prize winning Broadway production.

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