Commedia Picture

The History of Commedia Dell’Arte and Story Telling

Hannah Donaldson

Mark Cvetkovski

Melissa Smyth

Samantha Tuer

Description of Pedagogical Tool:

A brief history and description of Commedia Dell'Arte's well known characters. The activities explore an array of theatrical techniques to improve one's performance skills within the Commedia Dell'Arte world.

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Commedia Stock Characters. (n.d.). Retrieved December 2, 2015, from http://shane-

Google Images.(n.d.). Retrieved December 2, 2015, from

Production Music ~ Ren & Stimpy vintage instrumental tracks. (n.d.). Retrieved December
2, 2015, from

Tarantino, Q. (Director). (2003). Kill Bill, [Motion picture on DVD]. Miramax Home