Dell'Arte- Mad River Festival

The Mad River Festival


Pierson Building Center Presents
Dell’Arte has brought original entertainment to local, national, and international audiences for over four decades. As one of a handful of rural, professional ensemble theatres in the United States, Dell’Arte is internationally recognized for its unique contribution to American theatre and is proud to call Humboldt home! Each year, Dell’Arte produces the annual summer Mad River Festival, lighting up it’s Blue Lake stages with performances from local and international artists for five weeks of non-stop entertainment. Now in it’s 27th year, the festival promises something for everyone and continues to carry the tradition of stellar summer performance on the North Coast!





Venues include Dell’Arte’s Rooney Amphitheatre, the Pierson Big Hammer Circus Tent, and Dell’Arte’s Carlo Theatre all located in the sunny city of Blue Lake, CA.

To reserve tickets, call 707-668-5663 or visit

•The Box Office opens 1 hour before curtain • The House opens 20 minutes before curtain •
• Any late seating will be at the discretion of the House Manager •


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1st Avenue & H Streets
Dell'Arte Carlo Theater
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  • Since 1991, the Dell'Arte Mad River Festival has brought together performers and audience members from "around the world and down the block" for performances of theatre, music, comedy, storytelling, clown, puppetry and more.