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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

    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

    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

    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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    MFA Perspectives: Preparing Cabaret Performances

    by  • February 13, 2013 • MFA in Physical Theatre Program, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    MFA Students Singing with Ukulele

    Occasional dispatches from the members of the MFA class of 2014. by Chloe Stevenson Whiting This semester we have been studying the importance of cabaret performance.  The MFA cohort is in the process of putting together our own performance production with the help of our instructor Paul. We spent several days devising pieces through...

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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

    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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    MFA Perspective: Welcome Dinner & Open Mic Spring 2013

    by  • February 1, 2013 • MFA in Physical Theatre Program, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Occasional dispatches from members of the MFA class of 2014 by Chloe Stevenson Whiting Last night the entire ADA came together to get acquainted with the Spring 2013 undergraduate class that has come to the ADA.  As graduate students we get the pleasure of meeting many wonderful new faces every semester. Last night was a lot...

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    Spring 2013 Semester Begins at ADA!

    by  • January 30, 2013 • Dance Program, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

      School Founder and Director Scott McGehee, Artistic Director Michele Bottini, Managing Director Katrin Pohl and other members of the ADA faculty and staff sit with students as they welcome them to the Accademia.   We are very excited to welcome the incoming students of the Fall 2013 semester to the Accademia. This semester...

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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

      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

    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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    Student Stories: Four Students talk about experiences they want to share…

    by  • November 23, 2012 • Music Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

      The notion of straining the entirety of my academic experience at the Accademia down to a mere blog post is not one that I’d care to entertain. Generalizing a curriculum to such an extent is an absolute disservice to this program, not to mention tremendously difficult, considering the breadth of material covered these...

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