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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

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    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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    Spring 2016: Goals, Expectations, and First Impressions

    by  • February 1, 2016 • Dance Program, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    After a somewhat harrowing arrival process due to the winter storm in the states, we are thrilled to once again have a full house, and to have begun a brand new semester here at Villa Godiola! With the first full week of classes underway, a few of our fabulous Spring 2016 crew have taken...

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    The ADA Survival Guide: 19 tips for flourishing at the Accademia dell’Arte!

    by  • June 24, 2015 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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      1.¬†Spend time on the rooftop. The rooftop of the Teatrino is a favorite spot on the ADA campus, and perhaps in all of Tuscany! From up here you can see a magnificent view of snow peaked mountains, the old city walls of Arezzo, the Duomo, the cemetery‚Ķ. And of course the sunsets are...

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    Dance Newsletter June 2015 – Alumnae Spotlights

    by  • June 15, 2015 • Alumni, Dance Program, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    Dance Newsletter: June 15, 2015 Alumni Spotlights Meredith Clemons (ADA Dance Spring 2015): My final days in Rotterdam, Netherlands are quickly approaching. I have spent three weeks here in a work exchange position and have been taking classes at a studio in the center city. Taking class in a professional setting has been incredibly...

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    Then and Now: Students discuss defining moments in their time abroad!

    by  • April 22, 2015 • Dance Program, Student Life, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    Three months ago, I was asked to reflect on my goals and expectations for this semester. At the time, I had none – what expectations could I possibly have about my first time out of the country? The months I would spend in the middle of Nowhere, Italy, in this big house with a...

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