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    Beyond the Comfort Zone: Personal Growth Stories

    by  • April 24, 2017 • Dance Program, Student Life, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    If we stay inside of what is comfortable and familiar, we will never grow. That, among many other life lessons, is what we hope our students will take away from their study abroad experience at the ADA. This week, ADALife bloggers Emily and Renelle are reflecting on which steps they took outside their comfort...

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    The Home Stretch: Spring Semester Reflections

    by  • April 13, 2017 • Dance Program, Student Life, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Pictured from left: Michayla Kelly, Caroline Burden, Megan Hopkins, Briar White, Eliza Malecki, Tamar Reisner-Stehman
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    It’s already the middle of April, and we can’t believe it. As our students look ahead to departure day in just two short weeks, some ADALife bloggers have stopped to reflect on what they will miss most about life in the Villa and Arezzo, and also on their personal breakthrough moments this semester. Check...

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    Dancing into Spring: A Dance Newsletter

    by  • April 10, 2017 • Dance Program, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    Dancing into Spring 2017 Spring is in the air in Arezzo and our group of 15 vivacious dancers are filling Villa Godiola each day with spirited energy. In addition to their training in Ballet and Contemporary Technique and Performance,  this semester has been a whirlwind of different intensives and workshops, such as Dance Theatre,...

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    Tales from Spring Break 2017

    by  • March 24, 2017 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Pictured from left: Anthony de Marte, Jacqueline D'Amico

    Our students are back from spring break and full of stories to tell! From Dublin to Barcelona to London to Greece and everywhere in between, ADA students were scattered to the four winds to explore and enjoy the best of what Europe has to offer. Read on to hear from Ali, Korilyn, Lily, Anthony, and...

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    La Vita Europea: Notable Experiences

    by  • February 12, 2017 • Dance Program, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    A large portion of the learning students do during a semester abroad happens outside the classroom. The whole point of spending three months in a new environment is to get outside of what’s familiar. For this reason, we love hearing where our students are spending their weekends and what they take away from these...

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    New Excursion Destination: Ljubljana, Slovenia

    by  • August 12, 2016 • Dance Program, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    The Accademia is proud to introduce Ljubljana as the new destination for a multi-day study tour for semester program students. Italy and Slovenia share a border and it’s capital, Ljubljana, an artistic and cultural hub of Europe, sits just 2 hour’s drive from Venice. During the 4 day study tour, Physical Theatre and Dance...

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    Commedia, Butoh, and Contemporary Technique & Partnering

    by  • March 29, 2016 • Dance Program, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    Last week, we interviewed Physical Theatre students Sam Barksdale (BU), Lydia Utter (BU), and Gabriel Stephens (BU) about their ongoing work in Commedia dell’Arte with professor Michela Mocchiutti, and we asked Dance students Olivia Wood (Muhlenberg), Lexi Solazzo (Goucher), and Jack Russell (Cornish) about their experience with two week-long intensives: Butoh with Mitsuru Sasaki,...

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    Sunshine and Strudel: Spring Break 2016

    by  • March 23, 2016 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Pictured from left: Christa Maxwell, Annie Corrao

    This semester, our undergraduate Physical Theatre and Dance students set an ADA record by collectively visiting 22 cities in 9 different countries: England, Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, and Austria! We had students on the beach in the Cinque Terre, Catania, and Majorca, students exploring the urban art scene in Berlin, Amsterdam,...

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