Contact & Bio

mcirnigl@gmail.com

  
Mark Cirnigliaro has been working as a professional actor, director and coach for the last 16 years in New York City and the surrounding area.  As an actor he studied with the famed William Esper at William Esper Studios. Mark has appeared in One Life to Live, As the World Turns, Guiding Light, All My Children and 30 Rock as well as the independent features The Project, Absolute Trust, Loveless and Wildlike. Mark has won the Samuel French Competition twice with The King and The Condemned by Larry Brenner(Actor) and Mountain Song by Josh Beerman (Director).  He was nominated for Best Director at the Wonderland One-Act Festival and was the only male director with an official selection at Eve Enslers original V-Day UTVS Film Festival. He directed the first scholastic productions of Annie Baker's The Aliens and Rajiv Jospeh's Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo as well as numerous world premiers, most notably The Hounds of War by Bill Holland (Broadwayworld.com "Must See"),  The Little Princess by Jennifer Bowen (June Havoc Theatre), The Judgment of Fools by Bernardo Cubria (INTAR Theatre)  and Honour by Dipti Mehta (Urban Stages). Mark is the Associate Artistic Director of Mile Square Theatre, a company member of InViolet Theatre and co-founder of Wee Man Productions. He is currently an adjunct theatre professor at Nassau Community College and Hudson County Community College.  He graduated Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of the Arts with his MFA in Directing, earning the Dean John I Bettenbender Award for Artistic Excellence. 
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