• Summer Arts Program

    Arezzo Sunrise

    by  • July 26, 2018 • Student Life, Summer Arts Program, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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      Below theatre student, Rebekah Dawn shares some reflections and insight about what it’s like to wake up with the Arezzo Sunrise. One of the most beautiful things about my time at ADA was awakening with the sunrise. The body memory class rose with the sun each day to prepare their bodies, minds, and...

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    Tanztheater with Mark Sieczkarek

    by  • July 25, 2018 • Dance Program, Summer Arts Program • 0 Comments

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    For the final intensive of our month long summer dance program our students worked with Mark Sieczkarek on Tanztheater.   Mark Sieczkarek was born in 1962 in Inverness, Scotland and studied from 1973 until 1981 at the Royal Ballet School in London. Following his studies, he received an engagement as a dancer with Scapino Ballet...

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    Body Memory with Dénes Döbrei

    by  • July 23, 2018 • Summer Arts Program, Workshops • 0 Comments

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    For their final intensive some of our theatre students have been working with Dénes Döbrei in Body Memory. Dénes Döbrei is a lecturer at the University of Novi Sad Theatre Academy (Serbia) and an instructor at the LEDA Theatre School (Toulouse, France) and Theatre de l’Acte (Toulouse, France). He has served as Artistic Director for...

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    Contact Improv with Thomas Kampe

    by  • July 16, 2018 • Dance Program, Summer Arts Program, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    Our dance students spent the third  week of their intensive with Thomas Kampe working on Feldenkrais and Contact improv.   Thomas Kampe (PhD) lives in London and trained as a dancer at Laban centre and at Middlesex University, UK. He has worked internationally as performer, performance-maker and educator for more than 30 years. Choreographic collaborations...

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    Secrets Revealed in Site-Specific Work Part 1

    by  • July 16, 2018 • Dance Program, Student Life, Summer Arts Program, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    Both the dancer’s C.OR.E working demonstration and the theatre students, Devising Grid working demonstration lead the audience through a traveling performance that took place all over the villa! Below  theatre student, Rebekah Dawn, shares her thoughts on the dancer’s C.O.R.E performance. Check back in later this week to read about the devising performance.   Secrets Revealed in Site...

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    C.O.R.E With Wagner Moreira and Helena Fernandino

    by  • July 5, 2018 • Dance Program, Faculty & Staff, Summer Arts Program, Uncategorized, Workshops • 0 Comments

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    For the first week of our Summer Dance Intensive Wagner Moreira and Helena Fernandino lead an intensive called C.O.R.E. (Creating Opportunities for Research and Exploration). Wagner Moreira was born in Brazil and has been living in Germany since 2003. As a teacher, freelance performer and choreographer, he has worked in various theatres, universities and international...

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    The Devising Grid with Leigh Fondakowski

    by  • July 4, 2018 • Faculty & Staff, Summer Arts Program, Uncategorized, Workshops • 0 Comments

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    For the first week of the Physical Theatre Intensive, students worked with guest faculty Leigh Fondakowski in a course called The Devising Grid. Leigh Fondakowski is a playwright, screenwriter, author, and director. She was the head writer of The Laramie Project, co-writer of Laramie: Ten Years Later, and an Emmy Nominated co-screenwriter for the film adaptation...

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