• Introducing Kristen Wendt and Will Dameron

    by  • August 17, 2015 • 0 Comments

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    Every two years the Accademia dell’Arte invites recently graduated ADA Alumni to apply for the Student Life and Technical Coordinator positions. This opportunity gives two alumni the ability to further their artistic education and expand their perspective in an international environment while contributing to a growing non-profit organization. These two-year appointments are highly competitive....

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    Sizzling Summer Spotlight — The Final Farewell

    by  • July 31, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Photo by Lexi Adams

    The Final Stretch: Summer Arts Students Reflect on Their Four Weeks Abroad We asked: Wesleigh Harrison (Hendrix College), Sydney McDonald (California Institute of the Arts), and Vanessa C. Filazzola (Texas A&M International University) What has been the highlight of your time in Italy? Wesleigh: The biggest highlight of my time in Italy was my...

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    MFA Newsletter July 2015 — MFA Cohort III in Berlin with Familie Flöz

    by  • July 31, 2015 • 0 Comments

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    MFA Cohort III in Berlin with Familie Flöz MFA Cohort III began in the fall of 2013 and is currently in residency with Familie Flöz in Berlin. Current cohort members Stacy, Cassandra and Aaron took time to update us about Berlin and their work with contemporary mask company, Familie Flöz. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Cassandra Moselle: What’s...

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    Sizzling Summer Spotlight: On Italian Language and Culture

    by  • July 29, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Pictured from left: Erica Rice, Hayley Lundblad, Rod Miller, Jerry Thomeczek
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    Art History with Rod Miller We asked: Erica Rice (Bryn Mawr College) and Lexi Adam (Hendrix College) What has been your favorite moment in class so far? Erica: Since our class has been focusing on Renaissance and Baroque Art in Italy, part of our class hours included a field trip to Florence. Our visit to...

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    Sizzling Summer Spotlight: Life Behind the Mask

    by  • July 27, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Pictured from left: Andrea Cavarra, Reyna Orelup, Shannon Dempsey
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    Commedia dell’Arte with Michela Mocchiutti We asked: Mikaela Salcedo (Ball State University), and Gabe Halstead-Alvarez (Interlochen Center for the Arts) What has been your favorite moment in class so far? Gabe: One of my favorite moments has to be when we worked with partners. Being the youngest student in the program, I have learned...

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    Sizzling Summer Spotlight: The Inside Scoop on Film and Drawing!

    by  • July 24, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Pictured from left: Jason Sleisenger, Federico Siniscalco, Carl Napolitano, Reyna Orelup, Melanie Ottino
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    Documentary Film with Federico Siniscalco We asked: Carl Napolitano (Hendrix College) and Emily Bruner (University of Arkansas at Little Rock) What has been your favorite moment in class so far? Carl: Learning about the history of documentary film and how the genre has evolved and changed throughout its existence. Also, of course, learning filming techniques...

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    Berlin Wednesdays: Our Favorite Parks

    by  • July 22, 2015 • 0 Comments

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    As the MFA cohort begins their intensive with Familie Flöz in Berlin, we thought it would be nice to ask alumni and staff where their favorite places are in the city of Berlin. This weekly series will continue through the cohort’s six week intensive. #BerlinWednesdays begin with an introduction to parks around Berlin. Though there...

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    July 2015 Newsletter: Summer Arts Program and Farewell Geneviève

    by  • July 20, 2015 • 0 Comments

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       In this edition of the ADA Newsletter we say farewell to Geneviève Durst, Student Life Coordinator, and feature our Summer Arts program, which began July 5 and runs through August 1.  ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Early Bird Discount for Spring 2016 Dance and Physical Theatre programs expires July 31. Apply now before it’s too late! Geneviève...

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    Sizzling Summer Spotlight: SAP takes on Italia!

    by  • July 17, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Pictured from left: Reyna Orelup, Carl Napolitano, Jerry Thomeczek
Photo by Lexi Adams

    Last weekend, the Summer Arts Program students had a free weekend to explore Italy… groups travelled all over Italy, from Venezia to the Cinque Terre to Rome. Here Leah and Jerry share some insider tips from their first time traveling in Italia! Where did you travel to this weekend, and what was the highlight?...

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    Sizzling Summer Spotlight: SAP Week One!

    by  • July 10, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Photo by Lexi Adams

    On Sunday, our students for this year’s Summer Arts Program finally arrived after much anticipation from the ADA staff. (An empty Villa is a lonely Villa indeed!)  They’ve been braving the heat, which has risen to nearly 40 degrees Celsius this week, to explore Arezzo while getting to know each other and the ADA.  We pulled a...

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