Greg Lewis began his tenure as executive director on April 1, 2005. He is leading initiatives to strengthen Revels’ financial base, teaming with Artistic Director Roberta Gasbarre and Music Director Betsy Miller in developing new programs to expand Revels’ audiences. Greg is well-known to Revels audiences from his roles with the Christmas Revels, including frequent soloist in “Lord of the Dance” and leader of the audience sing-a-longs. Starting with the first Christmas Revels in Washington in 1983, Greg has performed in all but 5 Christmas shows and in all May celebrations. Prior to becoming Executive Director he was a member of the Board of Directors for 5 years, serving as Vice Chair and chair of the Governance Committee.
Greg’s wife, Susan (pictured with Greg to the right), has been Company Manager for the Washington Revels since 1991 (and has performed in one more Christmas show than Greg), and their three sons, Kip, Marc and Trevor, have each performed in from seven to ten Christmas Revels.
Professionally, Greg was an associate and then partner at a large, international law firm from 1978-1994, returning to the firm again as a partner from 1999-2004. From 1994 to 1999 he helped found and then headed a small U.S. airline that flew between Washington, D.C. and South Africa, and was involved in several other aviation-related projects. He has performed with and served on the boards of several other performing arts organizations in addition to the Washington Revels.