• Pictured from left: Emma Peretz, Sydney Watt, September McCarthy
Photo by Nikk Tetreault

    Student Life Update: Weekend Travels

    by  • September 27, 2016 • 0 Comments

    A major part of the study abroad experience is the travel. We expect and encourage our students to get out of the villa and into the city of Arezzo, surrounding cities in Italy, and beyond at every oppportunity. Today we checked in with Physical Theatre students Sydney, Eric, Nikk, and Emma on their travel...

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    Meet MFA Cohort V: Brandonn Christopher & Burton Weaver

    by  • September 27, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Today we’re wrapping up our series of introductory interviews with MFA Cohort V with, last but not least, Brandonn and Burton! Read on to learn more about why they decided to come here to pursue an MFA in Physical Theatre. Where are you from? I was born in Georgia, but we moved around a lot,...

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    Life Abroad: What Surprised You?

    by  • September 20, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Pictured: David McInnis
Photo by Seamus Good

    This week, our ADALife Bloggers reflect on the unexpected aspects thus far along in their ADA experience. Read below to hear thoughts from Physical Theatre students Sarah, Ben, Erin and Yipei, and see some glamour shots by Seamus from last weekend’s Florence trip with Monica! What Surprised Us Most About Italy and the ADA Program? Sarah...

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    Fall 2016 Newsletter: Academic and Student Life Check-In

    by  • September 20, 2016 • 0 Comments


    Study Abroad: The Inside Scoop on Academics We are eager to hear the first impressions of our students after their first few days in the classroom, and to watch them grow as learners and individuals as the semester progresses. We asked Emma Peretz from Muhlenberg College, Ben Southerland from Coastal Carolina Univeristy, and Mollie...

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    Welcome MFA Cohort V, and Welcome Back MFA Cohort IV!

    by  • September 14, 2016 • 0 Comments


    In anticipation of the first semester of their 2.5 year MFA, Cohort V participated in a series of orientation activities, including a week-long Italian intensive with Giangiacomo Colli. We checked in with Faith Sullivan, Zev Hurwich, and Sloane Teagle about their adjustment process: Sloane Teagle: When did you arrive? What was your journey like...

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    Fall 2016: Anticipating the Semester

    by  • September 13, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Pictured from left: Korilyn Hendricks, Sydney Copeland-Goodman, Briar White

    Freshly filled with 26 physical theatre students and 12 music students, this villa has been abuzz with activity for the last week and a half! We are thrilled to present the first ADALife student blog update of the semester, brought to you by 4 theatre students as they share their goals and expectations for their...

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    Alumni Spotlight: Tut’Zanni Edition–Patrick Berger

    by  • September 12, 2016 • 0 Comments


    This week, in honor of Tut’Zanni’s upcoming opening of BEEP AND BOP this Friday at the San Francisco Fringe, we continue with our series of alumni interviews! Read on to learn all about ADA alumnus and Tut’Zanni member, Patrick Berger! When did you attend the Accademia? I was at the ADA the spring of 2006....

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    Alumni Spotlight: Tut’Zanni Edition – Dory Sibley, ADA Core Faculty & Co-Founder of Tut’Zanni Theatre Company

    by  • August 26, 2016 • 0 Comments


    To continue our series of spotlights on Tut’Zanni, a Commedia dell’Arte theatre company comprised entirely of ADA alumni, we are delighted to present this interview with Voice teacher, ADA Alumni Association president, Undergraduate Programs Associate and co-founder of Tut’Zanni and Women From Mars Theatre Dory Sibley! Read on to see what Dory has to...

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    Alumni Spotlight: Tut’Zanni Edition – ALi Landvatter, Founder and Author of “Exploring Modern Commedia dell’Arte”

    by  • August 17, 2016 • 0 Comments


    Tut’Zanni Theatre Company is an all ADA Alumni commedia company based out of NYC. ALi Landvatter is a Spring 2006 Alumna that has taken the commedia world by storm. She founded Tut’Zanni Theatre Company with colleague Dory Sibley in November 2011. After 5 years and 5 shows, Tut’Zanni is still going strong and will...

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