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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Who we are:

Dell’Arte International is the North American center for theatre training, research, and performance of the actor-creator. We are a committed community of artists who model and share in a sustained ensemble artistic practice.

Our mission:

International in scope, grounded in the natural living world, inspired by our non-urban setting, Dell’Arte International explores theatre making, theatre practice and theatre training for ourselves and our community, for the world and for the future.

Our artistic vision:

Dell’Arte International seeks to create resonant works of theatre that are visceral, athletic and that engage the mystery underlying all experience. We revel in ferocious play.

We believe in:

Reflecting the cultural, ethnic, social and historic diversity of our community as well as expanding it.

Exploring the relationship between art and place, artist and community .

Teaching by our example as well as our pedagogy.

The power of the arts to enrich the education and lives of young people.

The power of theatre to transform artists and audiences.

The ability of the actor-creator to make art that reflects the complexity of living, art that is both specific and universal.

Ensemble and collaborative practices that place the artist at the center of the work and the organization.

The importance of independent cultural production to our society's health.

The value of our work to the field as a laboratory for exploration and development.

The importance of play.

The seriousness of comedy.



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