This bawdy, masked comic troupe brings classic commedia dell arte to the masses by performing traditional story lines as well as send offs to timeless pieces such as Hamlet, Electra, Macbeth, Dr. Faustus, Don Juan, Cinderella and more in 30 minute shows!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 90 minutes
What to Expect
Audiences can expect to see live, comedic, original performances providing memorable laughs and entertainment for all ages. Shows can range from more kid friendly to shows for more mature audiences. As well as performing 30 minute stage plays, Commedia Mania can/will perform your favorite book, movie, tv shows, or any story you can come up with in less than two minutes.
Audiences can also, if interested learn more about the acting style, and participate in workshops in commedia dell 'arte
This bawdy, comic troupe brings classic commedia dell arte to the masses by performing traditional story lines as well as send offs to timeless pieces such as Hamlet, Electra, Macbeth, Dr. Faustus, Don Juan, Cinderella and more.
The troupe showcases the stock characters of Dottore, Pantelone, Isabella, La Signora, Capitano, and several Zanni clown characters.
In addition to these professional stage shows of the Italian comedy form, the troupe can regale the crowds of your event with command performances of two minute summaries of any play, film, television series, or any other request an audience member may have. We love a challenge!
The show is directed and orchestrated by troupe master, Scott Kegler, who has studied under Augusto Cabrera , Swedish Commedia artist/Clown Master as well as Larry Hunt, International Mask Performance Artist.
Additional Booking Notes
Commedia Mania can perform at any venue and does not need lighting/sound equipment.
|Scott Kegler||Director/Chief Comic/Actor|
Influences & Inspiration
The group is largely influenced by the classic theatrical style of Commedia dell 'arte. Comedic improvisation and masked performance plays a big role in Commedia Mania.
All props provided by the troupe
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