The Common Tongue
A Theasy Interview with Co-Artistic Directors
Danny Mitarotondo and Lila Dupree
They’re business partners, they’re self-described office spouses, and they’re clearly on the same page about their art. Danny Mitarotondo and Lila Dupree, the Co-Artistic Directors of The Common Tongue, have an ideal partnership. Sharing the responsibilities of maintaining their company makes for a grateful friendship since the workload can be quite consuming. And it’s evident they sincerely appreciate each other. For one, Danny explains they “can be the artists we are without sacrificing our art.” Lila adds “when things are bad they’re not quite so bad and when things are great they’re really great because you can share [accomplishments] together. “ Aww!