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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Lauren Wilson
Faculty/Playwright-in-Residence 1993 PTP graduate

Lauren Wilson is a playwright, actor, director and teacher. She had her first physical theater experiences at the Circus School of Brussels, in 1991. A graduate of Reed College and the Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theater, she began writing and performing with the Dell'Arte Company in 1995.
Past productions of her plays include "Chemical Imbalance" (Bloomsburg Ensemble and Precarious Theatre); "The Rag and Bone Shop", "In the Land of the Grasshopper Song", "The Golden State" and "Blue Lake: The Opera" (Dell'Arte Cmpany); and "Wedding Duet" (Samuel French Festival). 
Recent projects include "Three Trees", a clown play created and performed with ensemble partners Joe Krienke and Stephanie Thompson; "Punctual Folly", a film for three clowns featuring Joan Schirle, Michael Fields and Ronlin Foreman; and "Korbel", a comedy set in the backwoods of Humboldt County, which will premiere at Dell'Arte in the summer of 2014.

Lauren received an M.F.A. from Sarah Lawrence College in 2007, and a 2008 Dramatists Guild Fellowship in playwriting. Currently a core faculty member at Dell'Arte, she has also taught at the State University of New York, Humboldt State University, and American Conservatory Theater. Her plays are available through Dramatists Play Service, and in the Vintage anthology Laugh Lines.




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