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


Volunteer at Dell'Arte
Contribute to Dell'Arte
Board of Directors
Network of Ensemble Theatres
Staff List
Box Office Policy
Staff Bios
Job Opportunities

Staff Bios
Home >About Dell'Arte >Staff Bios

Joan Schirle
Founding Artistic Director/Master Teacher

Joan's "I Am Theatre" video, part of TCG's 50th anniversary series of short videos of 50 US theatre artists is here www.tcg.org/fifty/videosdetails.cfm

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 ... More...

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, ... More...

Ronlin Foreman
School Director

Ronlin Foreman joined the full-time faculty of Dell’Arte in 2002 after a 20-year association as a master teacher. His career in theatre began in 1976 and encompasses areas of performance, playwriting, ... More...

Joe Krienke
Faculty, Associate School Director

Joe Krienke has been a member of Dell'Arte's core faculty since 2006 after several years as a guest instructor specializing in acrobatics and clown, and five years as a faculty member in MFA Actor Training ... More...

Stephanie Witzel
Chief Financial Officer


James Hildebrandt
Technical Directort
James Hildebrandt was born and raised in the midwest, just outside Chicago, Illinois. He studied painting and lithography at Harper College and later at the University of Minnesota at the Minneapolis campus. ... More...

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 ... More...



Home Home