• Hidden Dimensions with Sam McGehee and Sašo Vollmaier

    by  • July 4, 2019 • 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 • 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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    Summer Student Perspectives: Eat Your Heart Out, Stephen King

    by  • July 2, 2019 • 0 Comments

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    In the first two weeks of our summer intensives, physical theatre students completed either the Clown Intensive taught by André Casaca and Federica Mafucci or the Hidden Dimensions Intensive taught by Sam McGehee and Sašo Vollmaier. Our dance students completed the C.O.R.E Intensive taught by Helena Fernandino and Wagner Moreira. Below summer students Hugo, Jessie, and...

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    Intern Corner: Live the Risk

    by  • July 1, 2019 • 0 Comments

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      For her second blog of the program our intern, Rachel, talks about her experience taking the clown intensive and reflects on her self discoveries. Ok, so a lot goes on here during the weeks of the intensive, and before I begin talking about the classes, I do have a few very more than...

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    Intern Corner: First Impressions and Reflections

    by  • June 21, 2019 • 0 Comments

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      This summer our intern, Rachel Wansker, will be sharing her experience of our program here on our ADALife Blog. She will also be leading our students, staff, and faculty in a number of workshops (pictured above) where everyone will work together breaking the usual teacher/student boundaries. With week one of our Sumer Physical...

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    ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Laura Sessoms Grimes

    by  • June 6, 2019 • 0 Comments

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    ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Laura Sessoms Grimes, Fall 2004 Physical Theatre Program Laura Sessoms Grimes is a North Little Rock native and an alum of North Little Rock High School, where she was active in drama and dance. She received her B.A. in Theatre Arts from Hendrix College, where her emphases were Acting and Playwriting. Laura...

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    Ciaos Will Soon Turn Into Hellos

    by  • April 24, 2019 • 0 Comments

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      Maggie Capone, Muhlenberg College Semester Physical Theatre Program Here we are at the end of the road. All at once it feels like I’ve been here forever and for no time at all. Becca asked us what we were going to miss and then urged us to remember the sensations that we associate...

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    ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: KARINA FOX

    by  • April 17, 2019 • 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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    We Are a Family

    by  • April 16, 2019 • 0 Comments

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      This week our bloggers share some thoughts on what they’ve learned about this experience and some fun Italian travels.  Julie Weikart, Muhlenberg College Semester Physical Theatre Program The Importance of Being You Here at the Accademia we have learned the importance being a collective has on the art we create. It is rewarding...

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