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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Michael Fields
Producing Artistic Director, Master Teacher

Michael Fields is a founding member and Producing Artistic Director of the Dell'Arte Company.  As a member of the Dell'Arte performing ensemble for the past 30 years, he has been a recipient of San Francisco and San Diego Critics Circle and Los Angeles Drama-Logue awards for Performance and Writing.  He has co-authored and performed in over 25 Dell’Arte productions, including Mad Love, Slapstick, Intrigue at Ah-pah, Whiteman Meet Bigfoot, Paradise Lost, Performance Anxiety, Malpratice and Wild Card.  He is also Chair of the California State Summer School for the Arts Theatre Program.  A master teacher of Physical Performance Styles at the Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre, Michael has also taught for the Dutch National Theatre School; the California Institute of the Arts; Teater Studion in Stockholm, Sweden and at the Aarhus University "Dramaturgi Institute" in Denmark.  Michael was a member of the Board of Directors of Theatre Communications Group (TCG) from 1998 - 2004 where he served as the president of the International Theatre Institute/USA. He was an invited guest speaker at the first International Mask Conference in Venlo, Holland, with Dario Fo, Donato Sartori and Jacques Lecoq and has had articles published in a variety of national and international publications including Critical Perspectives, Writings on Art and Civic Dialogue. Michael was a recent recipient of a grant from the James Irvine Foundation for Leadership Advancement..



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