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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Dell’Arte Staff

Joan Schirle, Founding Artistic Director
Michael Fields, Producing Artistic Director
Stephanie Thompson, Chief Executive Officer
Stephanie Witzel, CFO
Meghan Frank, Community Programs Coordinator
Janessa Johnsrude, Marketing & Development
Dharla Curry, Box Office & Student Housing Manager

For the Dell’Arte Company

Michael Fields, Producing Artistic Director
Joan Schirle, Founding Artistic Director
Tim Gray, Resident Composer/Sound Designer
Lydia Foreman, Costumier
Ryan Musil, Production Manager
James Hildebrandt, Technical Director
Caitlin Volz, Stage Manager

For the International School of Physical Theatre
Ronlin Foreman, Director
Joan Schirle, Master Teacher
Anson Smith, School Administrator, Registrar
Joe Krienke, Associate School Director
Matt Chapman,  Director of Recruitment & Admissions
Michael Foster, Lumier
Ryan Musil, Production Manager
James Hildebrandt, Technical Director

For the Dell'Arte Youth Academy (DAYA) / Blue Lake Youth Program
Lydia Foreman

Ensemble members
Michael Fields
Ronlin Foreman
Michael Foster
Tim Gray
Joe Krienke
Joan Schirle
Stephanie Thompson
Lauren Wilson

Michael Fields, Master Teacher
Ronlin Foreman, Master Teacher
Joe Krienke, Acrobatics, Alexander Technique
Laura Munoz, Contact Improvisation, Yoga
Nicholette Routhier, Tai-chi, acrobatics
Leira Satlof, Vocal Ensemble
Joan Schirle, Master Teacher, Voice, Mask, Alexander Technique
Stephanie Thompson, Commedia
Lauren Wilson, Acting, Playwright-in-Residence
Guest Instructors 2013-14: Donlin Foreman, James Peck



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