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    Miguel’s musings

    by  • February 3, 2023 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Ciao! Miguel or Miguelonne over here! A bit more than a week has passed and it feels like so much has happen already. Sun, rain, snow and all the emotions in between. At the end of this week before hitting Florence, my legs hurt so much from so much movement. In response to the...

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    The first week

    by  • February 3, 2023 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    The first week here at Accademia dell’Arte has been so amazing! The people in this program and the staff are so wonderful and committed to helping each other reach their fullest potential. It feels like a tight knit community already and we just started. I’m so thankful to be studying at a school like...

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    A word from Paige

    by  • February 3, 2023 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    After a week of classes, we went on our first excursion to Florence! We met up with friends on their own semester abroad in Florence and went to the Ufizi museum where we saw plenty of beautiful art. I felt as though I could stay in there forever and never get over the beauty...

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    ATL- Arezzo!

    by  • February 3, 2023 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Ciao! My past 10 days in Italy have felt like both six months month and six minutes. I have overcome many of my anxieties about getting out of my shell, solo traveling, making friends, getting assigned a random roommate, speaking conversational Italian, improvising physical theater, long-class hours, waking up early, and working the laundry...

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    A note from Frances

    by  • November 15, 2022 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Frances Rippy Hi it’s Frances! I can’t believe we’re more than halfway through the semester, time keeps flying. I feel really lucky to be here for the Year program so that I have more time to experience learn from our amazing teachers and soak up the Italian culture! I’ve been going on lots of...

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    Commedia dell’Arte

    by  • November 15, 2022 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Mia Jurkunas I can not believe that I have already been here for half of a semester! The time has completely flown by, yet it feels like I have known the people here for a lifetime. These past couple weeks we have been focusing on Commedia dell’Arte with Dr. Chiara D’Anna, an artist and researcher...

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    Halfway Through

    by  • November 15, 2022 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Lou Sydel It’s about the halfway mark of our time here at the Accademia, and we’re currently in our Commedia Dell’arte unit. It’s been a fun challenge to embody the stock characters, as they all have their own idiosyncrasies and ways of moving through the world. Working with masks has also allowed me to...

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    The Weeks Fly By

    by  • November 15, 2022 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Piper Ackerman Ciao!! We’re more than halfway through the semester and I cannot believe how the weeks have flown by. Despite my theater background, I have zero experience in music and dance so the physical demands of this program were beyond daunting. Regardless, the support of my peers and push of my teachers has...

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    Directing

    by  • November 15, 2022 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Alex Austin I got my first opportunity to direct while at Accademia dell’Arte. The students get the opportunity to put on a cabaret twice during the year. This is such a great opportunity to try something new and broaden your horizons. Much of the work at accademia dell’Arte pushes me out of my comfort zone...

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    Life Update from Keryn

    by  • November 15, 2022 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Keryn Math CIAO everyone!! My name is Keryn Math , and here is a life update. I am so grateful for this place! I can’t tell what’s more amazing: the people, the classes, the faculty, the beauty of this place, or the food . I...

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