The Dell’Arte Company’s annual holiday show tour, now in its 37th year, ushers in the festive season with an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen.

When a magical mirror shatters and two pieces fall into the heart and eye of young Kai, his friend Gerda must embark on a journey of a lifetime to set things right and eventually embrace the power within her. The Snow Queen is an enthralling holiday spectacle for the whole family and features an assortment of magical characters, which include a trio of bumbling trolls, a talking tree and a flying reindeer.

The Dell’Arte Company’s adaptation of The Snow Queen is directed by Dell’Arte’s Producing Artistic Director Michael Fields and is a bold re-telling of the classic holiday tale that comprises of original music and robust physical storytelling created and performed by this year’s international cast. Featured are: Matilda Lindström from Finland, Gaia Mencagli from Denmark and Gaby Haught, Eric Jones, Natashia Marshall, Chase Perkins, Fay Steddum and Jacob Timmons from the US.

Free Tickets will be available at the Dell’Arte office/ venue door or via phone only for these performances:

  • Dell’Arte International (Nov. 24 & 25 at 7:30 p.m.)
  • Orick School (Dec. 1 at 5:00 p.m.)
  • Lorna Byrne Middle School (Dec. 8 at 7:00 p.m.)
  • Margaret Keating Elementary School (Dec. 9 at 5:00 p.m.)

Free Tickets will be available at Pierson’s Building Center, Wildberries Marketplace, and Coast Central Credit Union in McKinleyville for these performances:

  • McKinleyville High School (Nov. 29 at 7:00 p.m.)
  • Winema Theater (Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m.)
  • Eureka Theater (Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m.)
  • Trinidad Elementary School (Dec. 11 at 7:00 p.m.)
  • HSU’s John Van Duzer Theatre (Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m.)

Tickets will be available at the Mateel Community Center for the following performance:

  • Mateel Community Center (Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m.)