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
 1990 - 1999

1990: ANIMAL NATION

co-production with San Diego Repertory Theatre)
by Steve Friedman
Music by Gina Leishman
Directed by Jael Weisman & Sam Woodhouse
Designed by Victoria Petrovich;
Lighting by Brenda Berry
Cast: Donald Forrest, Joan Schirle, Bernard Baldan and others.

1991: FEAR OF FALLING: A Scar Tissue Mystery

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 Mary Scott
Cast: Joan Schirle, Joan Mankin, Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Joe Dieffenbacher

In 1991, the three full-length Scar Tissue plays were performed as a trilogy, called "REDWOOD CURTAIN: The Scar Tissue Mysteries"

1991: BEAUTIFUL SWIMMERS

by Lynne Abels
Directed by Jane Hill
Designed by Tom Roscoe;
Lighting by Michael Foster
Cast: Joan Schirle, Donald Forrest

1992: PUNCH!

by Joan Schirle
Directed by Michael Fields
Designed by Raymond Gutierrez;
Lighting by Michael Foster;
Costumes by Mary Scott
Cast: Linda Hayden, Ken Colburn, Joe Dieffenbacher, Minna Holopainen, Bob Wells

Tour: California

1993: KORBEL, A Humboldt Soap Opera

by Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Joan Schirle, Jael Weisman
Directed by Jael Weisman
Designed by Raymond Gutierrez;
Costumes by Jinki Lee Boyce
Lighting by Michael Foster
Cast:  Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Julie Fulkerson, Lynnie Horrigan, Stan Mott, Joan Schirle

1994: ORIGINAL INSTRUCTIONS

by Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Julian Lang, Joan Schirle, Jael Weisman
Music by Mark Izu
Directed by Jael Weisman
Designed by G.W. Mercier
Lighting by Michael Foster;
Costumes & Masks by Christine Cook
Cast: Donald Forrest, Michael Fields, Joan Schirle, David Ferney, Julian Lang, Lyn Risling

1995: JOURNEY OF THE TEN MOONS

by Donald Forrest, David Ferney, Jane Hill
Music by Zachary
Directed by Michael Fields
Designed by Michael Foster & Christine Cook

1995: KORBEL 2: The Wedding

by Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Joan Schirle, Jael Weisman
Music by Ted Dzielak
Directed by Sam Woodhouse
Designed by Wendy Ponte
(outdoors, Mad River Festival)

1995: OUT OF THE FRYING PAN

Ensemble Developed
Music by Stan Mott;
Lyrics by Joan Schirle
Directed by Michael Fields
Designed by Joe Dieffenbacher

Tour: 1995 - 1999 California, Sundance Festival, Utah 1998, Carmel Festival, California 1999

1996: KORBEL 3: The Birth

by Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Patsy Givens, Jael Weisman
Music by Randy Craig
Directed by Sam Woodhouse
Designed by Victoria Petrovich

(outdoors, Mad River Festival)

1996: UP ALL NIGHT

Created and performed by Joan Schirle
Lighting by Michael Foster

1997: JOURNEY OF THE TEN MOONS

by Joan Schirle
Original Music by Tim Gray
Directed by Michael Fields
Designed by Michael Foster & Christine Cook

Tour: California, Montana, Wisconsin

1997 MAD LOVE

Adapted from "The Hands of Orlac" by Maurice Renard
by Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Joan Schirle, Jael Weisman
Directed by Jael Weisman
Music & Sound Design by Tim Gray
Scenography & Costumes by Giulio Cesare Perrone
Lighting by Michael Foster
Cast: Joan Schirle, Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Bridget McCracken (Sayda Trujillo)

Tour: 1997 - 1998 Festival of Five Continents, Venezuela; Arhus Festival 1998, Noorderzon Festival, Holland; Carmel Festival, California.

1997 EBENEZER & BOB

Ensemble Developed
Directed by Michael Fields
Set Design: Torbjorn Alstrom
Costumes: Heather Pearl
Lighting: Michael Foster
Music designed and performed by Valerie Moseley
Cast: Donald Forrest, Stephen Buescher

Tour: California

1998: THE WEAVE

by Joan Schirle
Directed by Joan Schirle
Music & Sound Design by Gina Leishman
Scenography & Costumes by Giulio Cesare Perrone
Lighting by Michael Foster
Cast: Sharon Bayly, Heather Pearl Cromie, Mara Niemanis, Lesley Quilty, Valerie Moseley, Sayda Trujillo

Tour: A Conference on Art & Nature, Eureka, Ca, 1999

1998 : ROBINSON CRU-SO

Ensemble Developed
Directed by Michael Fields
Set by Sunni Sydenham
Lighting by Frank Newman
Original Music and Sound Design by Tim Gray
Cast: Bernadette Sabath, Anthony Courser, Stephen Buescher

Tour: California

1999: PIRATES

Ensemble Developed
Directed by Michael Fields
Music& Sound Design by Tim Gray
Set Design: Dan Stockwell
Lighting: Michael Foster
Cast: Emilia My Sumelius, Marya Errin Jones, Bridget McCracken, Stephen Buescher

Tour: California

1999: THE DELL'ARTE AIRBORNE MILLENIAL REVUE

Ensemble Developed
Directed by Jael Weisman
Set by Dan Stockwell
Music by The Bayou Swamis

(outdoor show, Mad River Festival)

 


 
 

 

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