Staff Bios


​​​​​​​Beth Cunha                                                                                                                                                                                beth@cdlri.org

Executive Director

 Beth is the founder of Traveling Theatre and has been the visionary behind its evolution into The Center for Dynamic Learning since 2003. Beth also serves as the artistic director of Imagine Productions. She holds a BA in Theatre and received her MFA from Rhode Island College with a concentration in Performance and Society. She has been seen performing on stages throughout Rhode Island such as, Barker Play House, Pawtucket Community Players, Mill River Theater and Rhode Island College. Elizabeth has produced and directed a multitude of plays and original works of which her favorites include How Far Have We Come, An Artists’ Jubilee, A Celebration of New England Artistry, Positively Aware, (Mis)perceptions of living with HIV/AIDS, Conversations With My 12 Year Old Self and From Birmingham Jail. She has studied under such greats as Jennifer Mudge, Bob Colona, Fred Sullivan, Jr., Wendy Overly, Jean Claude van Itallie, P. William Hutchinson, Pig Iron Theatre, Eva Marie Pacheco, Curt Columbus, Naum Panovski and Rose Weaver. Her passion for teaching the arts to students of all ages and abilities led her to develop the concepts and curriculum for workshops provided by Traveling Theatre. She has more than 18 years of Teaching Artist experience and one of her greatest desires is to establish an accredited public school in Rhode Island which will focus on education beyond the classroom for elementary and middle school youth. Beth is a proud member of the Leadership Rhode Island THETA II and a Graduated member of the RI Foundations Emerging Leaders Program.     



Kevin Cunha                                                                                                                                                                           kevin@cdlri.org
Chief Operating Officer
An engineer by name, Kevin is well known for his craft. He has spent his entire career expanding his knowledge and increasing his hands on skill-set in multiple disciplines in the Manufacturing/engineering fields. He has more than 20 years of experience in the environmentally friendly design and fabrication of advanced manufacturing processes, R&D prototype design and creation, robotic systems, consumer products, advanced PLC controlled mechanisms and equipment.  Kevin is an affirmed industrial artist who creates industrial artwork using recycled metals, glass, plastics, and stone.  When Kevin is not working, he spends as much time as possible scuba diving, free diving, snorkeling and deep sea fishing.  

                                  




Jimmy Rotondo                                                                                                                                                                  jimmy@cdlri.org

Director of Choreography and STEAMM Educator

Jimmy earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Theatrical Scenic Design from Boston University in 2017. Having been exposed to the arts at a young age, Jimmy has a passion for sharing the benefits of theater and the arts during youth development. He has been teaching dance to youth since 2010 and also works as a freelance scenic designer in the Boston area. 









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