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    Faculty Spotlight: Rita Petrone

    by  • June 17, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Faculty Spotlight: Rita Petrone Professor of Modern Dance Technique Rita Petrone has been a core faculty member at the Accademia dell’Arte for over 8 years. She first found out about the ADA from long-time friend and Dance Performance professor, Giorgio Rossi. Rita has taught contemporary dance for almost thirty years. For the past 20...

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    Dance Newsletter June 2015 – Alumnae Spotlights

    by  • June 15, 2015 • 0 Comments


    Dance Newsletter: June 15, 2015 Alumni Spotlights Meredith Clemons (ADA Dance Spring 2015): My final days in Rotterdam, Netherlands are quickly approaching. I have spent three weeks here in a work exchange position and have been taking classes at a studio in the center city. Taking class in a professional setting has been incredibly...

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    MFA Newsletter May 2015 – MFA Cohort Begins Final Semester

    by  • May 29, 2015 • 0 Comments

    A Few Spots Left for the Incoming MFA Cohort  The Accademia’s incoming MFA cohort (beginning September 2015) is almost full, but we’re still accepting applications for the final few places.  For more information visit the MFA website. For questions about applying contact mfa@dellarte.it.  ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Final Stretch for the MFA Cohort The ADA’s MFA...

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    What’s on your European Bucket List?

    by  • April 14, 2015 • 0 Comments


    During our time here in Italy and at the Accademia, we have accomplished a lot on our European bucket list, but with the last few weeks dwindling down, there are still some things we have yet to achieve. These include certain cities that we have yet to explore, befriending a wild boar family, and eating three gelatos...

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    MFAs Premier Their GradLab Projects – Current MFA Students Alyse Neubert and Matt Dranzik talk about their upcoming Gradlab Performance

    by  • April 3, 2015 • 0 Comments


    The MFA students are gearing up for their GradLab performances which will premier over the next few weeks. Alyse Neubert and Matt Dranzik took the time to share a little about their collaborative works. They tell us more about what inspired them and what expectations they have for their pieces, Lost Stories: The North...

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    How do you know that your culture is a culture?

    by  • March 31, 2015 • 0 Comments

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    On the first day of our time here, Scott McGehee said that one of the reasons that we go abroad is not necessarily to learn a different culture, (for it is nearly impossible to learn another culture in just a few short months,) but rather to realize that our culture is in fact, a...

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