Danny Mitarotondo is a playwright, director, and actor, and the Artistic Director/Co-Founder of The Common Tongue (TCT), an international production company comprised of 22 actors and writers based in New York. Danny's plays We Carry On, Sea, and American Breakfast premiered at the Manhattan Repertory Theater, TheaterLab, the American Theater of Actors, and the Gene Frankel Theater, all of which he acted in as well. As an actor, his most recent New York credits also include Shadow Play and Heart's Desire at the Atlantic Theatre School, and the film Untitled by AFI Director John Francis McCarthy. As a director, he most recently was nominated at the Strawberry One-Acts Festival for his play Sea as Best Director 2009, and he has been working for over three years with playwright Edward Albee in a collaborative re-staging of Albee's All Over. Incarnations of this process and project have appeared at the Geraldine Page Salon for the Arts, TheaterLab, and most recently the Atlantic Theatre Company's Linda Gross Theatre, starring Marian Seldes, Kathleen Butler, Denise Lute and many others. Danny has also trained at the Royal Shakespeare Company with Sheila Allen and is an MFA Playwriting Candidate at Columbia University under the direction of Charles Mee, Kelly Stuart, and Anne Bogart. He lives in New York City.
MFA candidate Columbia University; BA New York University-Gallatin; Graduate Atlantic Theatre Company's Professional Conservatory.
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