Free Commedia class – one night only!
NOV 30, 2023!
Lara Coutinho-Dean, AKA: “Dame Sophia the Orange, Order of the Laurel,” Director of i Firenzi, will teach an Introduction to Commedia class on November 30, 2023, starting at 7:00pm at the meeting place of the SCA’s Canton of Elvegast –> Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 1500 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27608 – Please park behind the church.
Class is FREE of charge! Lasting approximately 90 minutes, students will learn the history of where Commedia started in the middle 16th century, the core characters of Commedia’s Golden Age, common themes in the scenarios, and get to try on authentic Italian leather commedia character masks. Students will get the chance to act short scenes in these masks with costume pieces.
To sign up for this free class, please email the teacher via orangesophie AT Gmail.
Longer and more in depth classes are sometimes also offered for a price at the Town of Cary: https://www.carync.gov/recreation-enjoyment/programs-classes Please contact them to let them know that you want classes to be offered!