Commedia dell'Arte Workshop

Guest Artist-in-Residence Mauro Pirovano, from Genoa, Italy, will lead a 40-hour workshop for students in the physical acting styles of the Italian Commedia dell'Arte.

One of the most vibrant, influential and popular performance styles in the history of the theatre, Commedia dell'Arte continues to inspire many theatre ensembles worldwide. Mauro Pirovano is one of Italy's most famous actors for stage and screen, and arguably the foremost expert in Commedia dell'Arte. The workshop will run February 14-23, 2014.

It will culminate in a showcase performance in the Performing Arts Center on the evening of February 23, 2014. The workshop is open only to GVSU students by pre-registration at the Louis Armstrong Theatre box office. Call 616-331-2300 for more information and sign-up sheet.