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 is currently on faculty at NYU Tisch where is teaches Clown, Games, and Play. He has also taught at HB Studio, The Graduate Acting Program at University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Westminster Choir College at Rider University, Tom Todoroff Studio, The John DeSotelle Studio, Queensborough Community College, and more.
Some of the masters he has studied with include Jane Nichols, Aitor Basauri, Norman Taylor, 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 The David Geffen School of Drama at Yale. He trained in Clown and Commedia dell'arte extensively with Bayes, before being personally invited to work with him as his teaching apprentice. Tramantana assisted Bayes at The 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 individually 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.