Torrington arts academy plays host to Italian theater performance

Feb 28, 2020 274

BY: Emily M. Olson

John and Teresa Sullivan, owners of the Connecticut Academy for the Arts on Prospect Street, brought a bit of Italian art and culture to their space this week, marking Fat Tuesday with a performance of “commedia dell’arte” by Mace Perlman of Greenwich.

The actor and educator used his collection of leather theater masks, created by Italian artist Renzo Antonello, to present a program combining education and comedy using Italian characters such as Harlequin and Pantalone.

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