Gregor Mortis Tatro was born and raised in Chicago and received his BFA at the University of Illinois, Urbana.
His accomplishments include:
*Founder & Visionary of the Charybdis Multi-Arts Complex, currently seeking relocation. Last located at 4423 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL. 60630. www.charybdisarts.com
*Founding member of the Defiant Theatre Company, a non-for-profit theatre company in existence for 12 years in the city of Chicago, since 1993 (voted Best Experimental Theatre Company in Chicago Magazine’s "Best of Chicago")
*A Performer in the history making production of Achilles: A Kabuki Play, directed by Shozo Sato, which toured Japan in 1991. This was the first time in Japan history where a group of Americans performed in the Kabuki Theatres.
*Winner of Chicago's Joseph Jefferson Citation for Outstanding Achievement in 2005 for "Sound Design" for the Defiant Theatre production of Action Movie: The Play.
*Winner of Chicago's Joseph Jefferson Citation for Outstanding Achievement in 2005 for "Best Ensemble" for the Defiant Theatre production of Action Movie: The Play.
*Winner of Chicago's After Dark Award in 1996 for "Best Overall Technical Achievement in Theatre" for the Defiant Theatre production of Ubu Raw.
*Musician & Vocalist for the musical group Prank (winner of Chicago's After Dark Award in 1998 "Best Original Music Recording" for the Defiant Theatre production of Action Movie: The Play)
*Audio Sculptor & Sound Designer for countless theatre companies & performance groups within the city of Chicago (winner of Chicago's After Dark Award in 1998 "Best Original Sound Design" for the Defiant Theatre production of Action Movie: The Play)
*Co-Creator, Director, Producer, and Performer for Wireless: Radio Theatre at Strawdog Theatre Company. An original radio show produced twice a year recorded live in front of a studio audience.
*Professional Radio & Club DJ – throughout the state of Illinois & on the radio with WPGU in Champaign, IL.
*As an actor, director, performer, designer, or technician with many theatre companies and art organizations in the city of Chicago, including: Defiant, Strawdog, Chicago Shakespeare, Steppenwolf, The Goodman, Midnight Circus, Theatre On The Lake, The Factory, New Crime Productions, Mary Arrchie, Vitalist, Touchstone, The Journeymen, Footsteps, Bailiwick, The Theatre Building, The Museum of Contemporary Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, Columbia College, The Chicago Cultural Center, The Mayor’s office of Special Events, etc…
*Producer and/or Director of theatre, multi-media events, film and music videos all within the state of Illinois.