Schirle’s 17 Solid Suggestions for Superb Mask Performance!
Joan Schirle was the founding artistic director of Dell’Arte International. She was an actor, playwright, director, deviser, teacher, and arts activist, whose acting work was recognized with a 2006 Fox Foundation/TCG Resident Actor Fellowship for professional development. In 2004 she was honored at the 16th Cairo International Experimental Theatre Festival as a leader in the field of experimental theatre. She served as director of the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre from 2003 – 2011.
Joan Schirle passed away on February 1, 2022 at her home in Blue Lake, Humboldt County, California.