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Kids Italian Commedia dell’Arte 15-week course Open for Enrollment – FREE

Date 08.06.2018

Fondazione Italia’s 15-week Italian Commedia dell’Arte theater course for kids who are 7 to 14 year old, gives an introduction to the history and artistic developments surrounding the use of masks in storytelling which evolved into a rich theater tradition in Italy commonly known as Commedia dell’Arte. In addition to learning the history of Commedia dell’Arte, kids will create their own characters and become involved in putting together their own story that they will perform at the end of the course. Classes will be presented in Italian and English.

The course will be led by director/actor/writer, Max Leonida who moved in 2011 to Los Angeles from Milano where he owned and operated his own theater and performing art school for over ten years.

Class Dates: Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30 / Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 / Nov. 4, 11, 18 (no class 11/25) / Dec. 2, 9, 15, 16*
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: LA Connection Theater – 3435 W. Magnolia, Burbank 91505

*Performance time will be announced the first week of classes

Space is Limited! Register Today

This class is offered free due to the generosity of a grant provided to Fondazione Italia by the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles.