Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre

Blue Lake, CA
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The Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre is located in Northern California in the town of Blue Lake, California in Humboldt County, California near the major population centers of Eureka and Arcata. Founded in 1971 by Carlo Mazzone-Clementi and Jane Hill, it offers a NAST-accredited three-year MFA in Ensemble Based Physical Theatre, a one year Professional Training Program, Summer Workshops, and a Study Abroad program in Bali.

This school of the actor-creator and physical theatre encompasses training in acting, voice, movement, and related physical skills, with specific attention to the areas of mask, commedia dell'arte, tragedy, and clown. The Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre is associated with the Dell'Arte Company, an ensemble of artists who are known internationally for their unique style. Originally founded as the "Grand Comedy Festival of Qua-la-wa-loo" in 1971, since 1991 Dell'Arte has hosted the Mad River Festival in June and July, concurrent with their summer workshops. The festival draws participants from all over the world .

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  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $11,500.00 avg tuition

131 H Street
Blue Lake, CA 95525-0816
(707) 668-5663

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Areas of Study:

  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre

Applied 45
Admitted 35 78%
Enrolled total 29
Full Time: 29
Part Time 0
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
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Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Neither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $11,500.00 $11,500.00 $11,500.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $750.00 $750.00 $750.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $16,500.00 $16,500.00 $16,500.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $750.00 $750.00 $750.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
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(with family)
Room and Board $0.00 $8,136.00 $2,952.00
Other Expenses $0.00 $4,488.00 $2,952.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $35.00
Graduate Application Fee $35.00
Books and Supplies $0.00
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Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X

Scholarships for Students in California

Name Amount Deadline
S.P.R.O.W.T Scholarship $5,000 May 31, 2017
Robert E. Thunen Memorial Scholarship $2,500 April 01, 2017
Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance Scholarship $2,500 April 03, 2017
Association for Women in Architecture Foundation Scholarship $2,500 April 12, 2017
Chen Foundation Scholarship $2,000 March 29, 2017
Thomas M. Stetson Scholarship $2,000 June 01, 2017
Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program $1,500 March 31, 2017
Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship $1,500 April 15, 2017
Leon Bradley Scholarship Up to $2,500 May 31, 2017

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