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Joan Schirle

Joan Schirle, Founding Artistic Director of Dell’Arte International, is an actor, director, playwright, deviser, and master teacher. She was director of the Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre from 2003—2011 and devised its accredited MFA program. She won a 2006 TCG/Fox Foundation distinguished actor fellowship; 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Movement Theatre Educators. Director at San Diego Rep, Bloomsburg Ensemble, Traveling Jewish Theatre, Alley Theatre, Dell'Arte.

How the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre Partners with Communities
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How the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre Partners with Communities

13 August 2017

Joan Schirle, Founding Artistic Director of Dell’Arte International, presents an overview of the history of Dell’Arte’s Rural Residency Program and the program’s relationship to community engagement in Northern California.