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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Professional Training Program
 PTP Curriculum

PTP 104/204/304 Performance Lab 80 hours
PTP 105 Mime/Poetic Dynamics 60 hours
PTP 106 Principles of Physical Acting 40 hours
PTP 107/207/307 Voice Production 60 Hours
PTP 108/208/308         Warm up Principles/Techniques 60 Hours
PTP 109/209/309 Yoga or Tai Chi 60 Hours
PTP 110/210/310     Dance/Acrobatics 60 Hours
PTP 115 Improvisation 20 Hours
PTP 118/218/318    Alexander Technique 40 Hours
PTP 127/227 History of Non-Literary Theatre 20 Hours
PTP 201 Mask Construction 20 Hours
PTP 202   Mask Performance 20 Hours
PTP 212 Melodrama 60 Hours
PTP 213 Clown 60 Hours
PTP 214 Commedia 60 Hours
PTP 316 Performance Practicum 60 Hours
PTP 317 Rural Residency 60 Hours
  Supplemental Classes* 60 Hours





All required classes are offered each year at approximately the number of the hours listed above. There will be variations due to scheduling. Each supplemental class may or may not be offered each year. Supplemental classes are offered for the hours listed in the curriculum and may be offered in substitution for some of the hours of other required classes to a maximum of 100 hours. No single supplemental class is offered for more than 60 hours.

The courses at Dell’Arte International are holistic in nature and are based on principles that in practice, may be covered over multiple classes in the weekly schedule.

*Supplemental Classes:

Contemporary Applications   
            Critical Analysis                
Stage Acrobatics/Combat   
Circus/Vaudeville Skills   
Special Topics  



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