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 Shaka

2018 CAOS Dell Arte Scholarship Recipient

Janie Pinard

2018 CAOS Dell Arte Scholarship Recipient

Previous Scholarship Recipients


2017-18 Janie Pinard, Hannah Shaka
2016-17 Kristy Benz, Joanna Halt
2014-15 Delf Gravert
2013-14 Henry Shikongo
2012-13 Audrey LeClair
2011-12 Janessa Johnsrude
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

Colton Willier and Amy Willier’s  attendance at a screening of Skateboarding Pants at Maoriland 2018 Film Festival. 

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).