• Commedia dell’Arte with Chiara D’Anna

    by  • July 21, 2019 • 0 Comments

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    For the second half of our summer intensive physical theatre students either took Body Memory taught by Heni Varga and Dénes Döbrei or Commedia dell’Arte taught by Chiara D’Anna. In the Commedia dell’Arte course they explored and learned the history and traditions of Commedia dell’Arte and how to use those tools to  in a contemporary way....

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    Body Memory with Heni Varga and Dénes Döbrei

    by  • July 19, 2019 • 0 Comments

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    For the second half of our summer intensive physical theatre students either took Body Memory taught by Heni Varga and Dénes Döbrei or Commedia dell’Arte taught by Chiara D’Anna. In the Body Memory course students worked in an ensemble to awaken their bodies to memories of the pasts in order to create new work. Below...

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    Co Teaching with Dragana Alfirevic, Dejan Srhoj, and Gregor Kamnikar

    by  • July 18, 2019 • 0 Comments

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    For the second half of our Summer Dance Intensive our dancers participated in CoTeaching- Space for Collaborative Dance Production and Exchange of Dance Knowledge taught by Dragana Alfirevic, Dejan Srhoj, and Gregor Kamnikar of Nomad Dance Academy in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The dancers and faculty members worked together to explore and create by having an...

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    Summer Student Perspectives: Me & My Imagination

    by  • July 11, 2019 • 0 Comments

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    For this week’s student ADALife Blog post physical theatre student Mckenzie shares with us some of her instagram blogging she’s been doing while here at the ADA, and dance student Ronesha shares some photos and videos she’s taken of her fellow dancers and the work they’ve been doing. Mckenzie Wilkins, Arizona State University (Physical...

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    Under the (hot) Tuscan Sun: an Accademia dell’Arte Newsletter

    by  • July 9, 2019 • 0 Comments

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    Under the (hot) Tuscan Sun: an Accademia dell’Arte Newsletter Summer is an exciting time here at the Accademia dell’Arte. The Villa is full of young artists soaking up every ounce of knowledge from their peers and the summer faculty. Summer Intensives are an opportunity for students in Dance and Physical Theatre to explore and...

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    C.O.R.E with Helena Fernandino and Wagner Moreira

    by  • July 8, 2019 • 0 Comments

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    The first two weeks of our summer intensives are complete. Our dance students worked in their first two weeks in an intensive called C.O.R.E (Creating Opportunities for Research and Exploration). They worked with dancers, Helena Fernandino and Wagner Moreira. As these two artists are also parents, they switched off teaching time to take care...

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    Intern Corner: Body Honor

    by  • July 5, 2019 • 0 Comments

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    At the end of week three and one more week to go of the Summer Physical Theatre Intensive, summer intern Rachel reflects and describes the experience she’s had so far in the Body Memory intensive taught by Dénes Döbrei and Heni Varga. It’s 5:00am. We don’t speak or make eye contact. We stand together...

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    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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