Diasporas Festival, Berkeley
May 9, 2014

The Dell'Arte Company brings an excerpt of its newest work, "Elisabeth's Book" to the Diasporas Festival of Contemporary Performance in Berkeley, California, on May 9 & 10. Inferno Theatre
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THREE TREES to Western Washington
April 18, 2014

The Dell'Arte Company in "Three Trees" heads to Western Washington University for two shows, April 18 & 19th at 7:30 PM
A mixture of rollicking clown routines and poetic, theatrical
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Humboldt Sponsors support
April 6, 2014

THANKS to Humboldt Sponsors for a $500 award to the 8th Grade Show for " costumes, props, and technical production." Congratulations to director Lydia Foreman and her cast from Blue Lake
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World Commedia Day Feb. 25
February 21, 2014

World Commedia dell'Arte Day is celebrated every year on February 25, and is proclaimed by the Italian cultural association SAT as an action of the incommedia.it project in support of SAT's
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TCG grant awarded to DAI
February 1, 2014

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, announced recipients for the third round of its Global Connections program. Dell’Arte was awarded one of three
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Production History
 1980 - 1989

1980: WHITEMAN MEETS BIGFOOT

adapted from the R. Crumb comic book by Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Joan Schirle, Jael Weisman
Music by Tony Heimer & Joan Schirle
Directed by Jael Weisman (1986 remount directed by Jane Hill)
Designer: Alain Schons
Lighting by Ted Vukovich
Cast: Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Lisa Garcia, Jeff Raz, Bernadette Sabath, Mara Sabinson, Joan Schirle, Jael Weisman

Tour 1980-1982: California; remount for EXPO '86 world's fair, Vancouver, B.C.

1981: PERFORMANCE ANXIETY

by Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Joan Schirle, Alain Schons, Jael Weisman
Directed by Jael Weisman
Scenography by Alain Schons
Costumes by Mimi Mace
Cast: Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Joan Schirle

Toured: 1982 - 1987 California; People's Theatre Festival, San Francisco 1983; San Francisco New Vaudeville Festival, 1987

1982: YOU CAN BE REPLACED

by Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Joan Schirle, Jael Weisman
Music by Joe DeAndreis
Directed by Jael Weisman
Scenography by Alain Schons;
Costumes by MaryAnn Scozzari
Cast: Nadine Caracciolo, Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Joan Schirle, Lee Strucker

Toured: California 1983

1984: MALPRACTICE, or Love's The Best Doctor

adapted from Moliere by Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Michele Linfante, Jael Weisman
Directed by Jael Weisman
Set by Andy Stacklin
Costumes by Mimi Mace
Cast: Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Joan Mankin

Toured: 1984 - 1990 Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors Festival, 1985 NYC; California, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho;
Beau Gestes Festival, Vancouver B.C. 1987; International Movement Theatre Festival, Philadelphia 1987

1986: THE ROAD NOT TAKEN, A Scar Tissue Mystery

by Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Joan Schirle, Jael Weisman
Music by Tony Heimer
Directed by Jael Weisman
Scenography by Ivan Hess;
Lighting by Michael Foster
Costumes by Nancy Betts
Cast: Joan Schirle, Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Tony Heimer, Joan Mankin (Andrea Snow)

Toured: California, Oregon, Washington, West Virginia; remounted in 1991 in the trilogy "Redwood Curtain, the Scar Tissue Mysteries."

1987: THE BACCHAE

by Euripides
Music by David Winkler
Directed by Jael Weisman
Designed by Ivan Hess;
Lighting by Michael Foster;
Costumes by Jean Young
Cast: Joan Schirle, Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, David Ferney (Todd Bruse)

Toured: California

1988: RED NOSES

co-production with San Diego Repertory Theatre)
by Peter Barnes
Music by Gina Leishman
Directed by Jael Weisman & Sam Woodhouse
Lighting by Peter Maradudin;
Costumes by Nancy Jo Smith
Cast: Priscilla Allen, Torbjorn Alstrom, Bernard Baldan, Bill Dunham, Roch Dutras, Michael Fields, Barbara Geary, Ralph Hall, Paul Hellyer, Doug Jacobs, Tom Nelis, Oliver North, Joan Schirle, Lee Strucker

Won 1988 Year's Best Production Award from San Diego Critics Circle.

1989: SLAPSTICK

by Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Joan Schirle, Jael Weisman
Music by Gina Leishman
Directed by Jael Weisman
Designed by Alain Schons
Lighting by Michael Foster,
Costumes by Nancy Jo Smith
Cast: Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Joan Schirle

Toured 1989 - 1995 Arhus Festival, Denmark, 1989; Festival of Five Continents, Venezuela 1994; California, Oregon; VIth Critics Festival, Montevideo, Uruguay 1995.

 


 
 

 

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