Dr. Rosalie H. Contino, Ph.D. is a second generation Italian-American who lives in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated with a degree in Elementary Education from Fordham University. She earned both her M.A. in Educational Theatre and later on, her Ph.D. in the same field from New York University.
Since her passion is to create, she discontinued her teaching career and worked as a costume designer, costume consultant, and costume lecturer for numerous productions and events.
More than that, she also published several poems on nature as well as articles on creative writing and dramatics. Her plays entitled Transitions in Taking Care of Daddy, Twixt ‘n’ Teen, and Lights Out! have all received honorable mentions from the Writers Digest of Playwriting Contests. Lights Out! even made it to the quarterfinals in the Writers Online Contest.Say Hi!