Study at Dell'Arte International School of Physical TheatreDell'Arte is in a rural area, in Blue Lake, California. The school is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at Dell'Arte earn degrees up to the Master's degree.
The most common major fields study at the school include drama and performing arts.
All qualified applicants are admitted as Dell'Arte offers open admission. The school attracts a fair number of students from out of state.
One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here Dell'Arte does well in comparison to most schools.
The school, in 2007, had 43 students (43 full-time equivalent).
The school reports its educational mission is:
"MISSION STATEMENT DellArte is the American center for exploration, development, training and performance of the actor-creator. Our mission is to create theatre, an international, professional theatre training program, and a regional art center that employs and revitalizes traditional physical theatre forms to explore contemporary concerns. Our four principal programs are: The DellArte International School of Physical Theatre, The DellArte Company, the Mad River Festival/DellArte Presents season, and Education Through Art. CORE VALUES We believe in: Reflecting the cultural, ethnic, social and historical diversity of our community as well as expanding it. The power of the arts to positively impact the education and lives of young people. The exploration of the relationship between art and place, artist and community. Ensemble and collaborative practices that place the artist at the center of the work. The transformative power of theatre. The ability of the actor-creator to make art that reflects the complexity of living, that is both particular and universal. That we teach by our example as well as our pedagogy. The seriousness of comedy. "
Dell'Arte Programs and Degrees
131 H Street
Blue Lake, California 95525-0816
General Phone: (707) 668-5663