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    Student Stories: Favorite Places and Events In and Around the ADA

    by  • November 7, 2012 • Music Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Joust Fun

    Some of my absolute favorite things that happen at the Accademia are the open mics/cabarets. They are awesome events where the any of the students/professors can gather together and perform acts of their design which are then all strung into one big plot. It’s so much fun to see what people come up with...

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    J-Term Application Now Available Online

    by  • November 5, 2012 • Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs, Workshops • 0 Comments

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    The 2013 J-Term Application is now available online and can be accessed on the Application/Downloadssection of the website. Held from January 6 – 18, 2013 it is the perfect opportunity to spend time abroad between semesters. While attending the J-Term students live and work at the Villa Godiola located in the Tuscan hills overlooking...

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    Working with European Teachers – Three ADA Students Tell Their Stories

    by  • November 2, 2012 • Faculty & Staff, Music Program, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Studying Italian on the go!

    Having the opportunity to study abroad with European teachers is incredible, especially as a music student. Italy has such a rich musical culture that has greatly influenced countless musicians over the centuries, and it is an honor to follow in so many great footsteps as I study here in Italy. My Italian piano professor...

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    Professional Laban Training at ADA

    by  • October 18, 2012 • Dance Program, Faculty & Staff, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    3 Dancers

      Jump start your professional Laban training at the Accademia! We are very pleased to announce that starting Spring 2013 the Laban-Bartenieff-Course offered by the Accademia, and taught by dance program director and master teacher Sabine Fichter, will cover the necessary prerequisites for students interested in completing the professional Certificate Program in Laban Movement...

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    Mask Making with Torbjorn Alstrom

    by  • October 11, 2012 • MFA in Physical Theatre Program, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    MFA Student works on his leather mask

    The master teacher and craftsman leads a mask intensive Torborjn Alstrom has worked as an actor, instructor and maskmaker in USA and Scandinavia since 1985. In USA with San Diego Repertory Theatre and Dell’Arte Players Company, in Sweden with a number of theatre groups. As a teacher he has worked regularly at the National...

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    5 Students’ Views On Living Abroad

    by  • September 17, 2012 • Music Program, Student Life, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    —- Collette Campbell I think what surprised me the most was the language barrier with the locals in town. I took 2 semesters of Italian last summer and remembered a little, but I think actually being immersed in the culture and hearing people talk to each other a million miles a minute was intimidating...

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    What have you learned in class that you think will really stick with you?

    by  • April 23, 2012 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Kate Clark (Dance): “Giorgio, our dance performance teacher, says not to judge yourself. We can’t say if we are doing it “right” or “wrong” or “good” or “bad. We just have to do it how we do it, and that’s myself – which is “good enough.” This also goes along with something Mitsuru and...

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    The Dancers Experience Butoh

    by  • April 3, 2012 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Liv Berger (Dance): Recently, the dancers had the opportunity to experience a weeklong Butoh intensive. Butoh is a realm of performance that none of us have previously studied which made this already unique field even more foreign. We began the week by learning how to stand, walk, and most importantly see. Standing and walking...

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