The CAOS-Dell’Arte Scholarship supports Canadian artists who are attending training at Dell’Arte International.  This partnership between CAOS and Dell’Arte provides $4000 US per year as a tuition award.

Dell’Arte International is the premier training center for the actor-creator in North America. Located in the remote community of Blue Lake, near the ocean and the redwoods of Northern California, Dell’Arte offers an MFA in Ensemble-Based Physical Theatre, a one-year Professional Training program, Summer Intensive Training and a Bali Abroad program.

Hanna Buston

2018 CAOS Dell Arte Scholarship Recipient

Janie Pinard

2018 CAOS Dell Arte Scholarship Recipient

Previous Scholarship Recipients


2017-18 Janie Pinard, Hannah Butson
2016-17 Kristy Benz, Joanna Halt
2014-15 Delf Gravert
2013-14 Henry Shikongo
2012-13 Audrey LeClair
2010-11 Janessa Johnsrude, Ellison Zasko
2009-2010 Alice Nelson

CAOS is proud to support:

Deaf Crows‘ attendance at Sound Off Festival in Edmonton.  Deaf Crows is a deaf and hard of hearing theatre collective in Regina.

Colton Willier and Ethan Aspeslet-Asels’ participation in Quickdraw Animation’s 2017 & 2015 Lockdown, and other animation courses, resulting in the creation of the boys’ two films, Skateboarding Pants and Shirtnami!

Colton Willier and Ethan Aspeslet-Asels and their moms attendance at their film’s screening at ImagineNative in Toronto

Regina’s International Puppet Underground Festival

Zimbabwean actor Tafadzwa Bob Mutumbi’s attendance at Dell’Arte

Kaily Bird and Marla Medicine Shield’s post-secondary studies (via CAOS’s Gloria Blackplume-Bird Memorial Scholarship).

Kaily Bird and Marla Medicine Shield




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