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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…. 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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    What’s on your European Bucket List?

    by  • April 14, 2015 • Dance Program, Student Life, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    During our time here in Italy and at the Accademia, we have accomplished a lot on our European bucket list, but with the last few weeks dwindling down, there are still some things we have yet to achieve. These include certain cities that we have yet to explore, befriending a wild boar family, and eating three gelatos...

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    Academic Jewels: Current students share some academic takeaways from the semester!

    by  • April 10, 2015 • Dance Program, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    From the Dance Program: One jewel that I have come to treasure in the ADA dance program is that your work is beautiful so long as you are authentic and dive deep into it. No matter your technique level or your experience with improvisation or choreographing, as long as you are truly present and...

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    Spring Break 2015: Current students share their travel highlights!

    by  • March 27, 2015 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    “My favorite spring break moment happened in a Dublin Starbucks” I have just returned from nine incredible days of spring break. Four days in Dublin, five days in London. We saw it all, from the Cliffs of Moher to Buckingham Palace. I geeked out on the Harry Potter Studio Tour, picnicked in Hyde Park, and tried Guinness...

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    Mid-point reflections: Current students discuss new outlooks and perspectives!

    by  • March 10, 2015 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    Upon arriving at the Peretola Airport in Florence, Italy, I was stunned by the congruency of the world I would be living in to not only a certain Diane Lane film, but to my own preconceived ideas about Tuscany. In no way does this incredible place disappoint. Weeks in, I found myself gravitating as much...

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    The ADA Travel Guide: Day trip recommendations from our current students!

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

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     What are you doing this weekend? This is the question that plagues us all!  Should I stay in Arezzo, should I take a day trip, or should I take a BIG trip?  We talked to our fellow students about their travels thus far and compiled their suggestions into a rudimentary travel guide. In Italy…...

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