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Application Information Form

Application requirements

We are now accepting applications for the 2021-22 Professional Training Program!

We are currently in a rolling admissions deadline, which means that new applications to the program will be processed as soon as they are submitted, so long as space remains in the class.

We are not accepting applications to the MFA program at this time.

Please submit all application materials to

Submit online Application Information Form
A Statement of Purpose (Why Dell'Arte, and why now? To what end do you hope to apply your training? )
3 Letters of Recommendation
Resume and Current Photo
$35 Application Fee
Video or In-Person Audition: One piece of theatre: your life story in 5 minutes. It should include 2 contrasting monologues (one in heightened/poetic language if possible), a song, and dynamic movement. Upload to vimeo or youtube and send the link. Please title the video with your name and "audition" - do not include Dell'Arte's name in the title.
Financial Plan: foreign nationals only - a simple statement outlining your plans for paying for the program and costs of living
• prior to the start of classes: official copies of undergraduate transcripts, high school diploma, or equivalent

Please direct any questions to our Director of Admissions, Matt Chapman, at

International students who are applying for the PTP and MFA programs and who do not possess a U.S. citizenship: please be aware that admission can happen no later than July 20th, as the process to obtain the form I-20 and Non-Immigrant F-1/M-1 Status Student Visa takes, at minimum, two weeks to process and the school operates under limited business hours in the month of August. 

Dell'Arte International Summer Intensive enrollment requirements

Submit online Application Information Form
Submit $1,250 Tuition payable here

Please note: the Summer Intensive is an enrollment process, not an application; spots in the class fill on a first-come, first-serve basis. As soon as you complete the above, your spot is secured.

Please direct any questions to our Director of Admissions, Matt Chapman, at

Study Abroad: Bali application requirements

To apply for our 2018 Bali Program, please submit the following to

Submit online Application Information Form
Statement of Purpose (no more than one page): Why this program? What do you hope to gain?
Brief Outline of Your Travel Experience: Locations? duration of travel? organized by a travel agent or tour group? did you travel alone, with family, with friends?
Indicate Preferred Study Focus: Mask Carving or Shadow Puppetry
3 Reference Contacts (with both phone & email) for teachers, professional colleagues, directors*
Country of Citizenship
Date of Birth
Passport ID Number
Passport Name: your full name exactly as it appears on your passport
Passport Date of Expiration
City You Want to Depart From
Single or Double Room Preference (Single rooms have supplemental fee)
$35 Non-Refundable Application Fee

*Dell’Arte PTP and MFA graduates do not need to include travel experience or reference contact info.
For questions about the program or the application, please call: 707-668-5663. Students will be notified of acceptance within 3 weeks of their application. Accepted applicants will be sent a list of payment deadlines and complete trip information.