Commedia dell'arte is a type of theatre that began in Italy in the 16th century, where troupes of players toured the country and played on temporary or improvised stages while wearing masks.
Brief history and details of Harlequin, Pantalone, Pulcinella, and Dottore.
Theatrehistory.com's overview of the Italian improvised drama and its stock characters.
A full-time, professional training program specializing in Physical Theatre.
Resources, bibliography, links, and live discussion.
An annotated bibliography of commedia dell'arte and other classic theater genres, including British music hall and pantomime, vaudeville, and burlesque.
London-based internationally touring theatre company that has a background in commedia dell'arte.
An integrated Commedia program of masks, music, physical comedy, dance, acrobatics, rhythm, stage fighting, slapstick, history, juggling, lazzi, improvisation, and scenarii.
Billboard, chat, pictures and links.
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