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    A Full Year At The ADA: Coastal Carolina Grad Richie Schiraldi talks about his year long experience and devising process in the final days at the Villa Godiola

    by  • May 22, 2013 • Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre • 0 Comments

    Clown Town 2

    Being at the ADA for an entire school year was truly a blessing. Other than the MFAs, Caleb Murphy and I were the first to spend two semesters living and training at the villa. Our first semester was spent in the undergrad courses offered, while our second semester was a program that the three...

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    A Venetian Studio: Current Students Talk About Working In Venice

    by  • March 13, 2013 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    St. Mark's Spring2013

    The simple change of space had the greatest impact on my work in Venice. The floor, the curtains over the walls, the shape of the space, and the giant pole in the middle of the room were aspects that I wasn’t used to from working in the teatrino. I learned that my comfort with the space has...

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    Adventures in Italian Food: Current students speak about their culinary experiences

    by  • March 5, 2013 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    L'Agania

    Being as big a foody as I am, coming to Italy has been one of the most marvelous experiences my taste buds have yet experienced. Not only is the food in the mensa always tasty but living in Arezzo provides us with some unequalled culinary experiences. One of my favorite restaurants I’ve gone to...

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    What is it like working with European Professors – Current Students Examine Their Studies at the ADA

    by  • February 28, 2013 • Dance Program, Faculty & Staff, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre • 0 Comments

    Dance Performance

    Working with European teachers has been illuminating to my artistic development. Having been in training with only American teachers for the past three years, the training here in Arezzo has been illuminating to the universality of art. The dancers and the actors alike have discussed how despite sometimes having a language barrier in class,...

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    Living Abroad… Expectations and Surprises: Current Students Speak About Their Experience So Far

    by  • February 18, 2013 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre • 0 Comments

    Spring 2013

    While studying at the Accademia, I have been surprised by how many people in Arezzo do not speak English—this makes going out on the town challenging, but also works as an invitation to put my Italian language skills into practice. I was also surprised by how healthy the food is here—with dreams of piles...

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    Goals for this Semester: Three students talk about their goals and dreams

    by  • February 11, 2013 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Ballet Class

    Hi my name is Selima Smith-Dell and I am a junior acting major at Boston University.  Accademia dell’ Arte is already beginning to feel like home. I don’t know if it’s the warm spirit of its citizens or the breathtaking view and clean air but there is something magical about this place. It is exactly what I need...

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    What will you take with you? Two Music Students Share Their Stories

    by  • January 30, 2013 • Music Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    student_sittingfacing stonewall

      Two students from the Fall 2012 music program share their experiences:   This entire semester has, of course, been a learning experience for us all, but it wasn’t until after fall break that I really discovered myself and who I want to be. I’ve never been good at making friends. Not for lack...

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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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