• “A Community of Artists” – Current physical theatre students talk about working with European artists and professors

    by  • October 6, 2014 • 0 Comments

    masks in class

    Before arriving in Italy, most of what I’d heard about European professors from friends who’d studied abroad before was rather… alarming. Common themes included uptightness, strict adherence for rules, and harsh grading systems. Well, we’ve been in class for a solid month now and I can definitely say that any kind of rigidity or...

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    MFA at FLIC Scuola di Circo: Final Project

    by  • August 10, 2014 • 0 Comments


    Part One: Creation Week It was the last week of circus school (also the last week of the semester, signifying the end of our first year of graduate school) and a mere 6 days before the show when we began to work with our directors Johnny and Francesco to figure out what the show will...

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    Summer Arts Program students share their experiences abroad

    by  • August 2, 2014 • 0 Comments


    Being here in Italia for about three weeks now, there are many highlights associated with my travels. It’s difficult to choose just one, but the most daunting–yes, daunting–was my arrival. I had never imagined traveling alone to another country, and I was hardly prepared for what I would encounter after having landed in Bologna....

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    MFA at FLIC Scuola di Circo: Equilibrium

    by  • August 1, 2014 • 0 Comments


    Equilibrium bal·ance noun \ˈba-lən(t)s\ : the state of having your weight spread equally so that you do not fall : the ability to move or to remain in a position without losing control or falling : a state in which different things occur in equal or proper amounts or have an equal or proper...

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    MFA at FLIC Scuola di Circo: Aerials, Lyra and Trapeze

    by  • July 20, 2014 • 0 Comments


    High flying! High spinning! High climbing! These cohort members took to the sky for their specialization and studied aerial silks, the lyra or the trapeze. With the aid of FLIC teachers, in a short amount of time, they were taught everything from the basics like getting on the apparatus to the more challenging techniques...

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