Gregory J. Owen previously taught at University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg where he did scenic design and technical direction. Greg has designed for the Old Creamery Theatre, Quincy Community Theatre, and the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre. His favorite designs include Spinning Into Butter (for which he won a meritorious achievement award from KCACTF) and The Clean House at UCM, Forever Plaid and Cotton Patch Gospel at OCT and Bridge To Terabithia, Over The Tavern and Aladdin Jr. at QCT.

Greg is also an award winning playwright and is active in Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, South Eastern Theatre Conference and is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America.