commedia dell arte

Discover the roots of improvised comedy through the Italian clowning form of Commedia dell’arte! A three hour insight into Commedia archetypes to let your inner clown out.

This is a two day workshop about Commedia dell’Arte performance – possibly the most complex and demanding of all theatrical performance traditions. Think improvised comedy meets ballet meets soap opera meets costume drama and all in half masks.

An intensive two days of physical play! Commedia dell’Arte provides a core training for actors working with physical theatre, comedy and masks. Having worked for over twenty years with this form, actor/teacher Cher…