Barry Grantham is a performer, director and teacher, and a leading British exponent of Commedia Dell'Arte. He has performed and given masterclasses in Norway, Sweden, Holland, Germany and Italy itself at the Teatro Municipiali, Regio Emilia. He has appeared at the Royal Opera House and Glyndbourne, and worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He is the author of two books on Commedia, Playing Commedia and Commedia Plays. For more information, visit his website at www.worldofcommedia.co.uk.