Non-profit 301 (c)(3)

Dell'Arte International, founded in 1971, is a world-renowned theatre company and school based in Blue Lake, California, that specializes in the art of physical theatre and mask performance. For the past 50 years, Dell'Arte has been at the forefront of the theatrical world, with a mission to create and promote original works that inspire and challenge audiences, while training and educating artists in the craft of physical theatre.

Dell'Arte's approach to theatre is rooted in the traditions of Commedia dell'Arte, a form of theatre that originated in 16th-century Italy, known for its use of masks and physicality to convey stories and characters. The company has taken this tradition and transformed it into a modern and innovative form of theatre that incorporates various performance techniques, including clowning, acrobatics, and puppetry.

Over the past 50 years, Dell'Arte International has produced over 150 original works of theatre, toured to more than 30 countries, and educated countless artists in the craft of physical theatre. The company's productions have received critical acclaim and have been recognized with numerous awards and honors.

People should donate to Dell'Arte International for a number of reasons. Firstly, the company is committed to creating innovative and thought-provoking works of theatre that push the boundaries of what is possible on stage. By supporting Dell'Arte, you are recognizing the central role that the arts play in our cultural development and the need to sustain our community. We are deeply grateful for your support and help!

Our nonprofit tax ID number is 94-2207895.

Checks can be sent to us at the address below.

Dell’Arte International

P.O. Box 816

Blue Lake, CA 95525