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

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

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

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

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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Stephanie Thompson

Stephanie Thompson
Chief Executive Officer

Stephanie Thompson, Dell'Arte's Chief Executive Officer, formerly served as the Associate School Director of Dell’Arte and teaches in the areas of mask, commedia dell’arte, clown, acting, and entrepreneurial skills.   Prior to her work At Dell’Arte she was on the core faculty of the MFA Acting program at University of Missouri Kansas City for five years, teaching physical theatre styles.  She has performed throughout the US and abroad as a clown, puppeteer, stunt double, and commedia performer with companies such as The New Pickle Circus, The Lyric Opera of Chicago, Kenneth Feld Productions, California Revels, Tears of Joy Theatre Company, and Partners in Mime. She has also co-created and performed in several original theatre productions in the styles of mask, clown and commedia dell'arte. Currently she performs in "Three Trees," devised and performed by Stephanie, Joe Krienke and Lauren Wilson.  A graduate of Dell'Arte and Case Western Reserve University, Stephanie is a member of SAG and AFTRA and has worked periodically in radio, TV and film. Stephanie represents Dell'Arte at meetings of NAST, our accrediting organization, and is a member of DAI's Board of Directors.



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