Playwright, Librettist, Artist and Educator, Coni Ciongoli Koepfinger is the creative director and host of AIRPLay with the On Air Players. In addition to teaching theatre and composition at Carnegie Mellon and various universities, Koepfinger is an internationally published and produced playwright and librettist. She also is a contributing writer for the Center of Conscious Creativity in LA; a board member of the International Center for Women Playwrights; the Media Arts Advisory Board of Lifeboat Foundation; a Member of The Dramatists Guild, and the League of Professional Theatre Women. Recent work includes a fresh look at political corruption in the face of ancient Celtic mythology in The Eve of Beltane and the musical Schoolhouse with her creative partner Joe Izen; Singularity: A Brave New Musical with Joe Kelly & Joe Izen; Turbulence, a Look into the Madness of Art commissioned by Mara Mills at Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Arts; and her metadrama Sideshow directed by Paul Navarra at Manhattan Repertory Theatre that takes gender, ego and identity struggles to a new dimension.
Name: Coni Ciongoli Koepfinger
Lives in: Newton, Kansas
Company: Manhattan Repertory Theatre