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    Reminiscing

    by  • November 7, 2017 • Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    This week’s ADALife Bloggers think back on some good times they’ve had so far! We hear from Elysia Hempel, Rose Shue, and Jack Wagner! Elysia Hempel, Furman University This past Tuesday evening, ADA students celebrated Halloween at the villa by dressing up in elaborate costumes and trick or treating the offices! Students enjoyed eating candy while watching...

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    Music in the Air

    by  • October 10, 2017 • Music Program, Student Life, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    This week the theatre students were back from Ljubljana just in time to see the Music Student Showcase! Our bloggers this week are Anna Rae Lutz, Hannah Coffman, and Julia Guy! Below they tell us about the music concert and then some highlights from their week! Music throughout The Villa! There is music wafting through the villa...

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    Expectations, Surprises, and Discoveries: a Look into the Fall Semester

    by  • September 26, 2017 • Music Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    Expectations, Surprises, and Discoveries: a Look into the Fall Semester Student Perspectives We sat down with Physical Theatre students Anne Rae Lutz and Griffin O’Connor, and Music student Elysia Hempel, to hear about their classes and experience so far: Q: What’s the biggest thing you’ve learned about the ADA that you weren’t expecting? About Arezzo? ANNA RAE: The biggest thing I’ve...

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    A Short Week and a Long Weekend

    by  • September 26, 2017 • Student Life, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    The students only had class Monday-Wednesday this week, and then had free time to travel and explore! This weeks Adalife bloggers are theatre students Blake Peebles, Rowan Halpin, Sarah Cook, and Sophia Richter!   Blake Peebles (Muhlenberg College) It’s a long weekend, and everyone has headed off to various corners of the continent. Some to Austria, some...

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    Adventures of the ADA Musicians

    by  • September 19, 2017 • Music Program, Student Life, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    The Undergrad students have made it through another week! This week’s ADALife Bloggers are Music students; Elmira, Madison, Laura Lynn, and Bryan! Read below to hear about their first excursions through Italy! Elmira David: Music, Goucher College It has been a great two weeks here in Italy with a lot of walking, eating, and exploring. In the short...

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    New Beginnings and Old Traditions

    by  • September 14, 2017 • Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Our fall 2017 Undergrad students have finished their first full week of classes! This week’s ADALife Bloggers are Music students; Anna, Alex, Charlie, and Isabella! Anna Hawkins: Music, Furman University I have 2 goals for the semester. My biggest goal for the semester is to live in the moment and truly experience all that Italy has to...

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    Beyond the Comfort Zone: Personal Growth Stories

    by  • April 24, 2017 • Dance Program, Student Life, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    If we stay inside of what is comfortable and familiar, we will never grow. That, among many other life lessons, is what we hope our students will take away from their study abroad experience at the ADA. This week, ADALife bloggers Emily and Renelle are reflecting on which steps they took outside their comfort...

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    The Home Stretch: Spring Semester Reflections

    by  • April 13, 2017 • Dance Program, Student Life, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    It’s already the middle of April, and we can’t believe it. As our students look ahead to departure day in just two short weeks, some ADALife bloggers have stopped to reflect on what they will miss most about life in the Villa and Arezzo, and also on their personal breakthrough moments this semester. Check...

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