• Farewell to Sabine, Dory & Nhandan: 3 faculty pillars are moving on to a new chapter and new adventures.

    by  • August 20, 2020 • 0 Comments

    If you missed our most recent ADA Newsletter, A Call for Art in Difficult Times, you probably missed the announcement about changes here at the Accademia: curriculum changes, adjustments to the Spring 2021 program dates, new financial initiatives for Covid-19 relief and the introduction of new faculty. Alongside these big changes, and easily as...

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    Fun times in Ljubljana!

    by  • February 20, 2020 • 0 Comments

    In this ADAlife blog, dance student, Emi Giuseffi and physical theatre student, Jamin Garcia tell us about their time in Ljubljana! Emi Giuseffi, Muhlenberg College Semester Dance Program This past week the dance and physical theatre students were lucky enough to travel to Ljubljana, Slovenia to work with en-knap. After seeing their incredible show,...

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    Here, There & Everywhere

    by  • February 12, 2020 • 0 Comments

    Physical theatre students, Julia and Siena, and Dance student, Lilianne, give us a peek at what their recent adventures were like, from mask-making to traveling for the long weekend! Julia Way, Muhlenberg College Semester Physical Theatre Program Some haikus from my weekend travels! Prague The people are kind Castle, cold walks, and hot wine...

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    SLC Corner: Still Making New Discoveries

    by  • February 11, 2020 • 0 Comments

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    The first few weeks of the semester have come and gone, and a lot has happened! Now all of the students have left for the week, with the semester students spending the week in Ljubljana, Slovenia and the One Year students doing a clowning intensive in Castel Fiorentino. But before they left, the villa...

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    New Connections and Sage Advice

    by  • February 4, 2020 • 0 Comments

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    Here, physical theatre students, Lee and Joseph and dance student, Francesca, share pieces of advice and lessons they have already learned in their first two weeks at the Accademia.   Lee Diamond, Wheaton College Semester Physical Theatre Program I think the coolest part about being here is the connections I find. There’s a line...

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    Cheers to Another Beginning

    by  • January 28, 2020 • 0 Comments

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    Aliza Saper, Coastal Carolina University One Year Physical Theatre Program The start of the spring semester has been a joyous and busy one. As a year long student it has felt rather special to come back to something that feels familiar rather than foreign. The villa is filled with new, lovely faces and energies,...

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    SLC Corner: The Dawn of a New Semester

    by  • January 24, 2020 • 0 Comments

    For me, having a new group of students arrive at the villa was like Christmas morning. Seeing the villa go from empty and lifeless to full of students ready to jump into a new semester is so exciting to me, mainly because my job revolves around the students. Well, everyone’s job does in one...

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    Finding an Ending… Or a New Beginning: An ADA Newsletter

    by  • November 21, 2019 • 0 Comments

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    Finding an Ending… Or a New Beginning: An ADA Newsletter The end of a semester is always a strange mixture of emotions for faculty, staff and students.  It is simultaneously the excitement, stress and exhaustion of preparing final projects, followed in quick succession by the euphoria of a performance then the inevitable realization of...

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    Making the Most of the Time Left

    by  • November 20, 2019 • 0 Comments

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    Daliah Bernstein, Muhlenberg College Semester Physical Theatre Program On Saturday, November 16, Stacy and I took a spontaneous trip to Castiglione Del Lago after visiting the beautiful Christmas market in town. Castiglione Del Lago translates to “castle on the lake.” Though it was raining, it was a wonderful trip. The city is twenty minutes...

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    Reminiscing and Finding Support as the End Draws Near

    by  • November 13, 2019 • 0 Comments

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    Carlie Maze, Coastal Carolina University Semester Physical Theatre Program It is so wild to think that there are only 3 weeks left here. So many emotions arise when I think about leaving this place- sadness, anxiety, excitement, nervousness, aching within both the body and mind, etc. I am excited to experience what it is...

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