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    Jumping Out of Our Comfort Zone

    by  • October 8, 2019 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    Samuel Hsieh, Furman University Semester Music Program Today, we musicians had our first showcase of the year here in Italy! We performed at Petrarch’s house. People from the Accademia, the theatre students, and townspeople all came to our concert! It was a great first experience to be able to perform for the public, and...

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    One Month in Italy, One Month with this Community

    by  • September 30, 2019 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    Helena Bryant, Muhlenberg College Semester Physical Theatre Program After an almost 7 hour bus ride we finally arrived in the beautiful Ljubljana. Attempting to sleep in the hostel that night was hard, as the excitement for the following day’s master class was overwhelming. None of us knew what to expect, but still, we were...

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    Remarkable Experiences Near and Far Away

    by  • September 24, 2019 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    Vanna Tsiknias, Furman University Semester Music Program We have been in Italy for about a month now and it is everything plus more than I could’ve imagined. I’ve been out of the country a couple of times, but actually living here is a whole different experience. I’m living and getting to explore this beautiful...

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    Starting to Feel Like Home

    by  • September 18, 2019 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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      Ryan Estes, Muhlenberg College Semester Physical Theatre Program I’ve recently been thinking a lot about the duality between the concepts of “ephemerality” and “eternity”. As I walk through the hallways of the Villa, back and forth from the living room to the “WiFi couch”, and as I sit doing readings and listening to...

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    New Discoveries and New Beginnings

    by  • September 11, 2019 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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      Olivia Rescigno, Muhlenberg College Semester Physical Theatre Program As a first time international traveler, the second I saw the yellow villa come into sight, a weight was lifted off of my shoulders. In that moment, it hit me that I was actually in Italy and the beautiful yellow structure with green shutters was...

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    Summer Student Perspectives: Me & My Imagination

    by  • July 11, 2019 • Summer Dance Intensive, Summer Intensives, Summer Physical Theatre Intensive, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    For this week’s student ADALife Blog post physical theatre student Mckenzie shares with us some of her instagram blogging she’s been doing while here at the ADA, and dance student Ronesha shares some photos and videos she’s taken of her fellow dancers and the work they’ve been doing. Mckenzie Wilkins, Arizona State University (Physical...

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    Hidden Dimensions with Sam McGehee and Sašo Vollmaier

    by  • July 4, 2019 • Summer Intensives, Summer Physical Theatre Intensive, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    The first half of our summer physical theatre intensive is complete. Our physical theatre students participated in one of two intensives going on these two weeks: Clown and Hidden Dimensions. Below we hear from Hidden Dimensions instructors, Sam McGehee and Sašo Vollmaier. In this intensive the students work with voice and movement to create and explore...

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    Clown with André Casaca and Federica Mafucci

    by  • July 4, 2019 • Summer Intensives, Summer Physical Theatre Intensive, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    The first half of our summer physical theatre intensive is complete. Our physical theatre students participated in one of two intensives going on these two weeks: Clown and Hidden Dimensions. Below we hear from Clown instructor, André Casaca and his translator and collaborator Federica Mafucci. In this two week intensive students recieved their own red noses...

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    ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: KARINA FOX

    by  • April 17, 2019 • Alumni, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: KARINA FOX, Fall 2015 Physical Theatre Program   Karina Fox is a Bay Area-based director. Her most recent directing credits include Visible from Four States and X at Magic Theatre. Her recent assistant directing credits include Rhinoceros, The Wolves, and Sweat at A.C.T. and The Gangster of Love and The Eva Trilogy at Magic Theatre. In addition to directing, Karina has also worked as a production...

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