2723, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
Office: 631-725-5251 Eastern Standard Time)
1989: M.A. Educational Theatre, Adelphi
University (perfect GPA).
1979: B.F.A. Acting, Theatre, Fine Arts,
N.Y.U. Tisch School of the Arts--(This degree is equivalent to the M.F.A., please
Theatre Scholarship: 1974-6:
Undergraduate Study, Dowling Collage, Theatre Scholarship. Winner, American College
Theatre Festival Semi-Finals 1976.
1986-1999: Senior Adjunct Professor of
Drama, Dowling College.
Courses Taught: Acting 1 and 2, Improvisation,
Play Production, Introduction to Theatre, Oral I Interpretation, Oral Interpretation of
Dramatic Literature, Arts and Ideas 1 and 2, Creative Dramatics in the Classroom.
1988-2000: Artist-in-Residence, Dowling
College. Responsibilities: Producing, Directing college and professional projects on
campus and in NYC.
1988: Instructor of Dramatic Arts, Dowling
College (temporary full time position).
1988: Success Day Training Program: Conducted
Theatre Therapy workshops for their clients.
1984-92: Founder/Program Director/Instructor,
The Actors' Workshop of LI (acting school /Theatre co.)
1981-84: Founder/Director/Instructor, Arena
Players Rep. Professional Theatre Training Program.
ADMINISTRATION AND COORDINATION:
1996-1999: Interview Series:
Founder,/Director/Moderator: Well-known artists are interviewed on various academic and
artistic subjects. Notable guests: Cliff Robertson, Budd Schulberg, David Newman, Murray
Schisgal, Gary Kott and others.
1995-2000: Professional New Play Reading
Series: Founder/Director. Guest Playwrights: Joe Pintauro, Gary Kott and others.
1986-2000: The Dowling College Dramatic
Arts Department. Performance coordinator and producer.
1984-92: The Actors' Workshop of LI.
1982-84: A.C.T. (Arena Classical Theatre) an
educational theatre touring company.
1982-84: Arena Players Repertory Theatre
Professional Theatre Training Program.
1994-present: Two solo performances
received critical acclaim for both writing and acting and the videos of my stage
performances are sold throughout the world by Drama Classics Video (see below *).
Performed in over 50 productions, most leading roles Off and Off-Off Broadway, Regional
Theatre on tours and appeared on Saturday Night Live, directed over 30 Productions,
written 15 plays, 9 produced with 4 in New York City, numerous professional readings and
staged readings in New York City, and have written 6 screenplays to date.
Produced a full-length feature LIES IN LOVE and also performed a leading
role in 1999.
THE DIARY OF A MADMAN
for the stage from the Gogol classic and performed by John Monteleone, video sold
throughout U.S.A. and Canada by Drama Classics Video).
PERFECTLY NORM-ILL PEOPLE
(solo written and performed by John Monteleone with Denise Welborn, video
was sold throughout U.S.A.and Canada by Drama Classics Video).
AFFILIATIONS: Actors' Equity, The Dramatists Guild.
REFERENCES: Available upon request.