• Undergraduate Physical Theatre

    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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    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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    ADA Newsletter December 14: Farewell Fall 2015

    by  • December 15, 2015 • MFA in Physical Theatre Program, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre • 0 Comments

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    Farewell Fall 2015! As the Fall 2015 semester draws to a close, the Accademia dell’Arte says a fond farewell to this fall’s semester students. To the One Year Physical Theatre students and MFA Cohort IV we say arrivederci (for now)! These students will return in January after a short break for the holidays. This...

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    Reflecting on the Journey: What Have You Learned About Yourself?

    by  • December 9, 2015 • Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Pictured from left: Jane Bertelsen, Simon Evans,

    As the Fall 2015 Semester rapidly approaches its end, we asked four physical theatre students to reflect on how they’ve grown, and what lessons they’ve learned about themselves since stepping off the plane in September. Also, we asked them to provide insight and advice for future ADA students! Read on to hear from Taylor,...

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    Adjusting to Life Abroad: What Surprised You?

    by  • September 22, 2015 • Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    Our undergraduates are settling into their academic routine here at the ADA, and are feeling more and more at home each day at Villa Godiola. Below, four undergraduate physical theatre students express their initial impressions of life in Italy, and at the Accademia! Karina Fox (Muhlenberg College, PA) I have heard stories about the Accademia...

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    Goals, Expectations, and First Impressions: Theatre Students Look Ahead

    by  • September 15, 2015 • Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    Our Fall 2015 Undergrad Crew is finally here at Villa Godiola, and we could not be more thrilled! Having just started their second week of classes, we asked four of our Physical Theatre students to reflect on their goals and expectations for the coming semester.   Taylor Hunsberger (Muhlenberg College, PA) Before arriving in...

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    Introducing Nhandan Chirco: Undergraduate Physical Theatre Program Director

    by  • June 30, 2015 • Faculty & Staff, Undergraduate Physical Theatre • 0 Comments

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    Introducing Nhandan Chirco Undergraduate Physical Theatre Program Director ¬† The Accademia dell’Arte is proud to introduce our new Undergraduate Physical Theatre Program Director, Nhandan Chirco. Originally from Milan, Italy, Nhandan is active as a performer, author of dance-theater and pedagogue in the field of physical theater and contemporary performance.Her training began with Danio Manfredini,...

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