otooyny gryasno is a filmmaker & performance artist.

they are lucky to have found an artistic home at the word of mouth variety show, The Shithole, where they perform sad-funny-sometimes-ironic-often-sincere-surreal-wholehearted-n'-sloppy musings each week to one of chicago’s most supportive audiences.

wrote / directed foundfootagexx100n.s.1 which premiered at SXSW ’17, and wrote / performed in Allen Anders Live at the Comedy Castle (circa 1987) directed by Laura Moss (https://www.allenanders.com/), which premiered at SXSW '18 and is traveling the festival circuit now.

indebted to and in debt to nyu for dramatic writing & film, the performing arts project, and the eugene o’neill theater center.