SCA Name: Baroness Sophia the Orange
SCA Location: Atlantia
Bio: I have been studying, performing, and teaching Commedia dell’Arte since 2000. I have built three Commedia troupes, co-founded the Commedia community at Pennsic, and wrote the Compleat Anachronist on Commedia production, issue #173. I love Commedia and love to share it! See my website for a starter kit on Commedia: https://sophia.scottandlara.com
Class title: Intro to Commedia dell’ Arte
Class description: Commedia dell’Arte is 16th century Italian improvised comic theater that broke open a multitude of cultural and artistic opportunities in theater during the Italian Renaissance. This class will introduce students to the history of Commedia and what makes it unique.
Class length: 110 minutes