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    Meet Linda Brown, Managing Director Stateside

    by  • December 11, 2012 • Faculty & Staff • 0 Comments

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    Linda Brown has been a vital part of the Accademia dell’Arte familyl since it’s inception.  As Managing Director stateside she has been a driving force behind it’s growth and development and a guiding hand in turning it into the thriving school it is today. As Linda prepares to retire at the end of the...

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    Final Week at the ADA: What will the students miss most?

    by  • December 10, 2012 • Music Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Gabrielle, Grace, Sophie, Allie and Morgan at the Ponte Vecchio in Firenze.

    Though there have been a lot of fantastic things about studying abroad, one of the things I think I will miss the most about this experience is the incredible and supportive community that exists here at the ADA. From the very first open mike night back in September, it was so cool to see...

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    New Summer Program for Educators Announced

    by  • December 5, 2012 • Workshops • 0 Comments

    Faculty and staff of the Accademia dell'Arte enjoy a lively discussion over Tuscan wine

    This summer, teachers and graduate students in education will be able to experience a new program at Accademia dell’Arte. From August 3-15, Western New York’s Canisius College and Southtown Teacher’s Center are hosting a Tuscan Retreat centered around professional development, personal rejuvenation, self-discovery, and social interaction.   Entitled  “Expanding Teaching an Learning Through the...

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    VIDEO: Ma-Ai Training with Franziska Dieterich

    by  • December 3, 2012 • Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 1 Comment

    Ma Ai training with Franziska Dietrich.

    Based on the success of her previous visits to our school, the Accademia dell’Arte invited Berlin-based actor, martial artist, and physical therapist Franziska Dieterich to give another workshop in Ma-ai and “Body weather training” to our undergraduate theater students as part of their movement program. Check out their work!

    Franziska Dieterich is an actress, singer and physical therapist based in Berlin.

    Franziska studied acting in Berlin in the late eighties and was employed by, as well as developed her own work in many theatres in Germany such as the Hebbel Theater and Sophiensäle, Berlin, Stadttheater Zittau, Leipzig and Weimar, amongst others.

    She has also worked for several television and radio stations, including Channel One Russia, ARD, SWR and Deutschlandfunk in Germany, and more.

    Franziska has studied Shiatsu and Cranio Sacral therapy since 2002 and opened her own practice in 2006. She is a passionate practitioner of the Japanese martial art Aikido, and earned her black belt in 2010.

    Most recently she has been touring her one woman show Edith Piaf mich rettete ein Traum.

    www.franziskadieterich.de

    Student Stories: Four Students talk about experiences they want to share…

    by  • November 23, 2012 • Music Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Mai Ai Training

      The notion of straining the entirety of my academic experience at the Accademia down to a mere blog post is not one that I’d care to entertain. Generalizing a curriculum to such an extent is an absolute disservice to this program, not to mention tremendously difficult, considering the breadth of material covered these...

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    Student Stories: Favorite Places and Events In and Around the ADA

    by  • November 7, 2012 • Music Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Joust Fun

    Some of my absolute favorite things that happen at the Accademia are the open mics/cabarets. They are awesome events where the any of the students/professors can gather together and perform acts of their design which are then all strung into one big plot. It’s so much fun to see what people come up with...

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