Rotunda, Connie

MFA in acting from the FSU/Asolo Conservatory.

Assistant Professor

Department: Theatre Arts
Office: CT 106
Phone: (845) 257-3864

Career History

She has worked as the training program practitioner in the NYC FeldenkraisĀ® Method Professional Training Programs. A professional actor and coach, she has worked regionally and off-Broadway, created and performed sketch comedy with Alarm Dog Rep, as well as performed and taught as a guest artist. She currently works as an actor and movement coach with Wallis Knot, an experimental theatre company based in NYC. She is a rogue artist with The Anthropologists.

Before coming to SUNY New Paltz, Connie served on the faculty at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts (NYCDA) as the lead teacher of movement. In addition to Feldenkrais, she has trained in the Viewpoints with Mary Overlie, Wendall Beavers, Anne Bogart, and The SITI Company; Linklater with Andrea Haring; Middendorf breath work with Juerg Rofler; and Trish Arnold work with Merry Conway.

She has taught Feldenkrais workshops and classes in a variety of settings throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan, actor movement workshops as a guest teacher at the FSU Asolo Conservatory, the Metro Playhouse, the Northeast Theatre Conservatory and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She is an adjunct staff member at the Feldenkrais Institute of New York giving private lessons and teaching workshops. She maintains a private practice in Brooklyn.

Teaching Interests

Movement, Acting

Certificates & Licenses

Guild-Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner