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Connie Saloutos Furlan

Contact Information

Office: 426 Warner Hall
Tel: 608.342.6011
E-mail: furlanc@uwplatt.edu

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Connie SaLoutos Furlan

Adjunct Faculty
Choreographer

Education

  • B.F.A. in musical theatre performance, University of Michigan
  • M.A. in theatre and English education, College of Notre Dame

Previous Teaching Positions

  • University of Vermont
  • Clarke University
  • Patapsco School of the Performing Arts

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Dance for Musical Theatre (all levels)
  • Acting for Musical Theatre
  • Speech
  • Choreography for Pioneer Players Productions

Biography

Connie SaLoutos Furlan is a member of the academic staff at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. She is a member of Actors' Equity Association and has performed, choreographed, and assistant directed in professional theatres across the country. Her award-winning one-woman cabaret act has literally taken her around the world three times aboard the vessels of Royal Viking and Seabourne Cruise Lines. A three-time Carbonell Award recipient for her portrayals of Charity in Sweet Charity, Anita in West Side Story, and Maria in Lend Me A Tenor, Connie has garnered a total of ten acting nominations. She has been nominated for Best Actress for her work as Young Belle in Little Me, Polly in Crazy For You, Aldonza in Man of La Mancha and Keely in Pete 'n Keely. Connie played leading roles in the National Tours of Steel Pier (Rita Racine), The Goodbye Girl (Paula), and Moon Over Buffalo (Rosalind). Favorite regional roles include Annie in Annie Get Your Gun, Roxie in Chicago, Molly in The Unsinkable Molly Brown, and Mame in Mame. Connie appeared in the 25th Anniversary production of Dames At Sea in New York City starring Kristen Chenoweth and has been a guest soloist with the Florida Symphonic Pops.

Connie choreographed Anything Goes, Thoroughly Modern Millie, CabaretInto the Woods, The Secret Garden, and Guys and Dolls for the Pioneer Players at UW-Platteville. She has also choreographed The Producers, The Taffetas, Beauty and The Beast, Grease, The Music Man, Nunsense, and Fiddler on the Roof for The Heartland Festival. She recently won the Iowa Theatre Association's Award of Excellence for her work on Little Shop of Horrors for The Grand Opera House.

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