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Photo by Master Fridrikr Tomasson.

Celebrating Italian Culture – Late Sixteenth century Rapier, Food, Clothing, Music, Dance, Art, and all the culture that brought Commedia dell’ Arte to life!

Do you love to laugh? Do you wish you could go to an event when laughing is what it is all about? Do I have a deal for you.

Æthelmearc’s own Shire of Ballachlagan will be hosting the Known World Commedia Symposium. Not only will there be commedia troupes from all over the known world, but the weekend will be a celebration of Renaissance Italian Culture, with classes on Italian dance, fencing, mask making, and more! There will be an authentic period Italian feast, and of course PERFORMANCES! So many performances you might just want to have an extra chair just for all the sitting and laughing you will do!

Where is this going to happen? Tomlinson Run State Park in New Manchester WV

When is this Going to Happen? September 20th 5:00 pm to September 23 11:00 am

How much will it cost?
-Adult Event registration 15.00
-Adult member discount registration 10.00.
-Feast is and additional 10.00
-Cabin space for the weekend (while available) is 2.00 per person.

Who do I pay? Pantalone, the man holding the money for the event will be played by Ælric Ravenshaw: Russ Schultz 107 N. 10 th St Wheeling, WV. 26003 archais@msn.com Please include an e-mail address with reservations for confirmation purposes. Make check payable to  “SCA West Virginia Inc. – Shire of Ballachlagan”

Cabin space is available. Cabins do have limited electrical outlets, but do not have running water. Please reserve ahead for cabin space. There is no tent camping at the event site allowed, however the park does have a separate tent camping area.

Any Questions may be directed to the autocrat. Donnan MacDubhsidhe (JL Lash) 803 Oxford Blvd., Steubenville, OH 43952 (304) 281-8528 donnanbard@ yahoo.com e-mail preferred.

What to expect:
Commedia performances Friday and Saturday nights! Three shows per night; 45 minute time slots per show.
Commedia classes and workshops all day:
Stage Combat
Mask Making
Scenario Writing
Stage Makeup
Portable Stage Backgrounds
Short Roundtables on Sunday
History of Commedia
Italian Fencing Tournaments!
Italian Fencing Classes!
Dance Classes!

Hosted by the Shire of Ballachlagan and the commedia troupe, i Genesii!

See the website for more info: https://knownworldcommedia.wordpress.com/