Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Brian Grunkowski
Brian Grunkowski "Mr. G" is beginning his 20th year in education here at Plano East Senior High as the Theatre Director. He has directed over 40 shows in his career, including musicals, full length plays, and one act plays. Some of his favorites include: Chicago, Legally Blonde, The Marriage of Bette and Boo, Blood Wedding, and The Importance of Being Earnest. His musical productions have had success in the DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards, having been nominated for Best Choreography six times (winning in 2017). His UIL one act plays have also enjoyed success making it to UIL Regionals six times (four times being named Alternate to State) and UIL State in 2007 with David's Mother. He served as Technical Director for three years and is now beginning his second year as Artistic Director. Before becoming a theatre teacher, Mr. G was an elementary teacher teaching fourth and fifth grades. When not working at PESH Theatre, he enjoys his number one job- being a daddy to his 8 year old son Jaxson.
1st period- Theatre Productions Honors
2nd period- Theatre Productions Honors
3rd period- Drama Intensive (9-10th grades) and IB Theatre (11-12th grades)
4th period- Conference
5th period- Dept period
6th/7th period- Theatre Major Studies
By appt 4th period daily.