Commedia isn’t dead, it’s alive!
Dark dell’Arte is a gothic reimagining of Commedia dell’Arte, a gut wrenchingly hilarious, original and punchy satire of Gothic Fiction.
Featuring all of your favourite Commedia characters as well as, monsters and miscreants, gothic storytellers, all stitched together with Dr Frankenstein, Mr Hyde, Dracula – this production welcomes you to the chaotic world of Commedia dell’Arte. Performed by experts with fabulous masks and slapstick improvisation, this show has everything to inspire and animate your students!
Each performance will be followed by a Q&A from the performers giving students an insight into Commedia and its inescapable impact upon theatre and literature today.
14th June, Riverside Theatres, Parramatta
Photography by Scott Parker