Christopher Tramantana is an actor, director, and educator. A proud member of Actors’ Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA, he has acted professionally in theatre, film, and television.  

 

He has taught Clown, Games, and Play at NYU Tisch, The Graduate Acting Program at University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Westminster Choir College at Rider University, The John DeSotelle Studio in NYC, Queensborough Community College, and more. 

 

Some of the masters he has studied with include Jane Nichols, Aitor Basauri, and Jim Calder; head of Movement for The NYU Tisch graduate acting program. But the most life changing experience occurred when he met Christopher Bayes; master teacher of Clown and head of Physical Acting at Yale School of Drama. He trained in Clown and Commedia d’ell Arte extensively with Bayes, at The Funny School of Good Acting, before being personally invited to work with him as his teaching apprentice.  Tramantana assisted Bayes at Yale School of Drama, The Juilliard School, and The Funny School of Good Acting, and is one of a small number of teachers Bayes has mentored.  

 

Directing credits include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Metamorphoses, Our Town, You Can’t Take It With You, Antigone, Sweeney Todd, and Into The Woods. 

 

Christopher holds a BA in Performance from Fordham College at Lincoln Center and an MFA in Acting from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  

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