Commedia dell'Arte: An Immersive Acting Workshop

Jim Calder interacting with students.

Join Jim Calder, master teacher and head of movement at NYU Tisch Graduate Acting, in this physical and immersive acting workshop. Jim will take you through some of the practical training in his Commedia dell'Arte summer program in Florence, including improvisation and mask and character work. Casting director Devin Shacket will discuss on-camera audition techniques, and program alumni will be there to tell you about their experience abroad.

This event is open to all NYU and visiting undergraduate college students. If you are a non-NYU college student and would like to RSVP for this event, please email

NYU Tisch School of the Arts provides reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. Requests for accommodations should be made at least two weeks before the date of the event when possible. Request accommodations here.