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    ADA Alumni Newsletter Fall 2016

    by  • January 6, 2017 • 0 Comments

    A note from the President of the ADA Alumni Association: Happy Holidays to all of our wonderful ADA Alumni! In addition to our Alumni Spotlights on the Adalife Blog, we are delighted to begin circulating our Alumni Newsletter. In this edition of the Alumni Newsletter we catch up with Molly Sides, Louise Mellor and...

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    Student Interview with Dory Sibley

    by  • December 22, 2016 • 0 Comments

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    We are starting a brand new series of fun getting-to-know-you interviews between students and faculty, and the first one features ADA queen of all things voice, alumni, marketing, and more: Dory Ford Sibley! Check out her full interview with Fall 2016 physical theatre students Yipei Shao (Emory University) and September McCarthy (Muhlenberg College) below!

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    Alumni Spotlight Tut’Zanni Edition – Molly Tomhave

    by  • December 20, 2016 • 0 Comments

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    Molly Tomhave is a Seattle based artist and a founding member of Tut’Zanni theatre company. Her positive spirit, thoughtful provocations and fresh sense of humor brings a much needed perspective and uplifting energy to the group. We’re delighted she took the time to share her experiences with us. Enjoy! – When did you attend...

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    Faculty Spotlight: Giangiacomo Colli

    by  • December 14, 2016 • 0 Comments

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    Earlier in the semester, undergraduate theatre students Ziggy Schulting (Skidmore College) and Izabel Dorst (Coastal Carolina University) came up with some interview questions for our resident Commedia dell’Arte expert Giangiacomo Colli! Get to know Giangiacomo a little better by reading about his experiences below: Who is your favorite commedia character and why? I think...

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    Alumni Spotlight: Tut’Zanni Edition–Liam Mulshine

    by  • December 13, 2016 • 0 Comments

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    This week, we continue our series of spotlights on alumni Commedia dell’Arte company, Tut’Zanni! Liam Mulshine, spring 2006 alumnus, tells us about his favorite ADA memories as well as what he’s been up to lately! Read on to hear more! When did you attend the Accademia? I attended the Accademia in the spring of...

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    Farewell Fall 2016

    by  • December 13, 2016 • 0 Comments

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    The semester is over, so as usual, we interviewed some undergraduate and MFA students to find out what they learned and how they feel they grew as artists. Read below for full interviews (as featured in the latest newsletter) with undergraduate theatre students Seamus Good (Muhlenberg College), Briar White (Coastal Carolina University), Izabel Dorst (Coastal...

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    Semester Highlights: What Will You Miss?

    by  • November 30, 2016 • 0 Comments

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    We can’t believe it, but there’s only one week remaining of the fall 2016 semester! We have loved watching our students grow and discover every day. This week, our ADALife bloggers are reflecting on what they will miss most about the ADA, their time in Italy, and life at the Villa Godiola. Read below to...

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    An Open Letter to Sophia Wilansky

    by  • November 28, 2016 • 0 Comments

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    As most of you know, one of our alumni was severely injured during the No Dakota Access Pipeline protests last week. We wrote the open letter of support below in response to the tragic events that have occurred. Sophia Wilansky is an avid activist and artist living in NYC. She has been a part...

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    Most Memorable Moments

    by  • November 23, 2016 • 0 Comments

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    It’s hard to believe, but with Thanksgiving this week, it means there are only a few more weeks left of the semester! Today, our ADALife bloggers reflect on what they will remember most when they look back on their time in Arezzo, both personally and academically. Read on to hear more from Korilyn and...

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    The After: Dealing with Significant Events Abroad

    by  • November 14, 2016 • 0 Comments

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    When students consider what they will miss out on by choosing to study abroad, they of course think of time spent with family and friends, and then perhaps opportunities at their home institution. Still, the experiences students stand to gain by spending a semester overseas outweigh these things more often than not. For this reason, it...

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    Breaking the Comfort Zone: Challenge, Risk and Reward

    by  • November 8, 2016 • 0 Comments

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    This week, we asked our students to reflect on their own breakthrough moments. During a study abroad experience, these happen both inside and outside the classroom walls. An intensive program such as the ADA physical theatre semester asks students to dig deep within themselves and stretch beyond the comfort zone of what’s easy and safe. High...

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