It's official. Now that our new website has launched, we can let you know about the dates for those of you who have been checking the dates on the old website. Mark your calendars! July 6-17, 2020 is your time
We wrapped up a fabulous summer in Florence and are just getting back on our feet. We were lucky to have a wide range of ages and countries represented this year with our Commedia dell'Arte and Mask Making Workshops. Now we
Calling all actors and mask makers!!! We have the perfect way to spend 2 weeks this summer. Combine your love for traveling and exploring with your desire to improve your acting skills through learning about Commedia dell'Arte. This year the
Six participants from different countries descended upon Florence, Italy and spent the summer learning about Commedia dell’Arte from 2 talented Italian actors. The workshop, in its 5th year, brought a lot of laughs, new friendships and of course, learning about
Come learn Commedia dell'Arte in New York City this summer! The course focuses on movement, gesture, history of the characters, improvisation, lazzi, mask work, mime, physical skills, prop manipulation, rhythm, scatology, scenario work, women and more; all integrated. It is a
February 25th is the day the world recognizes Commedia dell'Arte. Thanks to Commedia, we have the term "slapstick". Commedia dell'Arte began in the 16th Century in Italy when professional actors traveled around in troupes performing on city streets, royal courts or
After a very busy summer, we are now heading into Fall and are revving up for our courses in 2015. A big thanks to all of you (families, leaders, Park and Rec, Bethel High School, students, etc.) who helped make
The students have been working on creating some classic commedia characters (Il Capitano, Pantalone, Ricciolina, and Arlequino) with the instructors, Roberto Andrioli and Marco Bendoni. They are using improvisation and physical adaptations of characters to enhance classic and timeless scenarios.