• An Enchanted Villa

    by  • July 3, 2018 • 0 Comments

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    One week of our Summer Physical Theatre and Dance Intensives is complete! Below Rebekah Dawn shares her thoughts and reflections in her time at the ADA so far. Upon arriving at the Villa Godiola to attend Accademia dell’Arte’s Summer Physical Theatre Intensive, I was enchanted. From the look and feel of the rustic villa,...

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    MFA Cohort V GradLabs

    by  • April 25, 2018 • 0 Comments

    GradLabs: Two Years of Training, Study, Performance and Reflection Brought to Life in One Performance Piece. The GradLabs are a fundamental component of the MFA program pedagogy, the realization of a personal project for each student. They are an opportunity to mix the material and concepts learned and experienced during their previous work in the...

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    Final Thoughts

    by  • April 20, 2018 • 0 Comments

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    In the throws of their final week, we hear from Theatre students Chloe, Julia, and Tim  about the end of the ADA journeys. Chloe Siegman, Boston University In the 6 minutes before I meet with this group of 20 theatre students to work on our final project, all I can say is that collaboration...

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    Coming to a Close

    by  • April 12, 2018 • 0 Comments

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    With one last week living here in Arezzo, Undergrad Physical Theatre students Connor, Bethany, and Ellie, Dance student Makenna, and One Year student Zach give some final thoughts and words about their feelings at the end of the semester. Connor Paradis, Boston University Advice to Future Accademia Students, and valuable regular reminders for myself: -Italy will likely...

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    A Send-off for Kevin Crawford

    by  • April 4, 2018 • 0 Comments

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    A Send-off for Kevin Crawford At the end of this spring term, Kevin will be retiring. Anyone who has ever set foot through the doors of the Accademia dell’Arte knows Kevin Crawford. Even if you have never worked with him personally, the ADA is what it is today because of his impact. Kevin is...

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    Breakthrough Moments

    by  • April 4, 2018 • 0 Comments

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    This week’s bloggers physical theatre students Livia and Jem, dance student Nadia, and One Year Program student Dara, talk about some breakthrough moments for them this semester! Livia Chesley, Bennington College I have to describe two break-through experiences at ADA if I am to describe any. Both occurred in the same week. It was...

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    Reflections, Memories and What Comes Next: A Spring 2018 Newsletter

    by  • April 4, 2018 • 0 Comments

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     Reflections, Memories and What Comes Next: A Spring 2018 Newsletter There are only three weeks left in our Spring 2018 semester. The students have never been busier, putting together performances and working on projects from dusk ’til dawn. The finish line is in sight for the dancer students and physical theatre students but there’s no time...

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    You Don’t Know What You Got Till It’s Gone

    by  • March 27, 2018 • 0 Comments

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    This week’s ADALife Bloggers Oriene, Cat, Eddie, and Matt reflect on how much time there is left in their semester abroad and what they’ve been able to create while they’ve been here! Oreine Robinson, Boston University It’s kinda funny. We have less than a month left in the program (woah), and I’m just now...

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    Poems and Thoughts

    by  • March 20, 2018 • 0 Comments

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      This week’s bloggers Ryan, Theresa, Michela, and  Madison have written some poetry to reflect on their experiences in and outside of class at the ADA. Ryan Huemmer, Boston University L: Living in all three planes A: Action Drives B: Bound and Unbound Flow A: Accessing the totality of the Kinosphere N: Never stop moving in new...

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    Spring Break! Spring Break!

    by  • March 13, 2018 • 0 Comments

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    This past week was spring break for all of our students. All together they traveled to more than ten countries! Below Jessica, Rosalind, Flora, and Sarah share some stories from their adventures! Jessica Hayward, Muhlenberg College Spring break came as a wonderful relief after so many weeks of busy classes, but I’m now glad...

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