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    Study to Practice: Current students discuss how they will incorporate what they have learned in their personal artistic practice and what role this semester will play in their future study and career

    by  • April 22, 2014 • 0 Comments

    As our spring semester at the Accademia comes to a close, both theatre and dance students have been evaluating the skills we have developed over the course of the past three months: How will our experience this past semester play a role in our future study of and/or career in the arts? What tools...

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    Working with European Artists – Current students talk about their experiences in class with European Professionals

    by  • February 24, 2014 • 0 Comments

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    In the pre-arrival documents for the Accademia dell’Arte, it was noted that European instructors might be more critical than the American instructors most of us are used to.  Maybe it’s because I’ve previously worked with artists from around the world in and outside of the university setting, but what I’ve experienced over the past...

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    Meet the MFA Cohort – Student Profile: Rhianna Smith

    by  • February 20, 2014 • 0 Comments

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    Welcome to the MFA student profile series. Each month we’ll be giving you the opportunity to get to know one of our fellow cohort members. This month we’ll be starting with Rhianna! Name: Rhianna Smith Age: 31 Where are you from? Johnson City TN native, residences in New York and Minneapolis, hotel living around the...

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    The MFAs Begin creating “Fleatown”: A Commedia Canovaccio

    by  • February 17, 2014 • 0 Comments

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    One word. One simple word. Yet, this word encompasses the entirety of our second semester and in an instant this simple word becomes vast and our mountain to climb. As MFA students we spent the first semester here at Accadamia dell’Arte building a collective foundation and developing a common language to use when devising...

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    When I see myself at the end of the semester, I see…. – Current students share their goals and ambitions during their semester at the ADA

    by  • February 10, 2014 • 0 Comments

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    This semester we hope to become fluent in Italian, collaborate with fellow students of cross-disciplines, push our limits, be put out our comfort zones, choreograph, devise, learn instruments, eat a lot of good food and never feel bad about it, immerse ourselves in the Italian culture, see as much of Italy as possible, find...

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