• SLC Corner: Still Making New Discoveries

    by  • February 11, 2020 • 0 Comments

    The first few weeks of the semester have come and gone, and a lot has happened! Now all of the students have left for the week, with the semester students spending the week in Ljubljana, Slovenia and the One Year students doing a clowning intensive in Castel Fiorentino. But before they left, the villa...

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    New Connections and Sage Advice

    by  • February 4, 2020 • 0 Comments

    Here, physical theatre students, Lee and Joseph and dance student, Francesca, share pieces of advice and lessons they have already learned in their first two weeks at the Accademia.   Lee Diamond, Wheaton College Semester Physical Theatre Program I think the coolest part about being here is the connections I find. There’s a line...

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    Cheers to Another Beginning

    by  • January 28, 2020 • 0 Comments

    Aliza Saper, Coastal Carolina University One Year Physical Theatre Program The start of the spring semester has been a joyous and busy one. As a year long student it has felt rather special to come back to something that feels familiar rather than foreign. The villa is filled with new, lovely faces and energies,...

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    SLC Corner: The Dawn of a New Semester

    by  • January 24, 2020 • 0 Comments

    For me, having a new group of students arrive at the villa was like Christmas morning. Seeing the villa go from empty and lifeless to full of students ready to jump into a new semester is so exciting to me, mainly because my job revolves around the students. Well, everyone’s job does in one...

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    Finding an Ending… Or a New Beginning: An ADA Newsletter

    by  • November 21, 2019 • 0 Comments

    Finding an Ending… Or a New Beginning: An ADA Newsletter The end of a semester is always a strange mixture of emotions for faculty, staff and students.  It is simultaneously the excitement, stress and exhaustion of preparing final projects, followed in quick succession by the euphoria of a performance then the inevitable realization of...

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    Making the Most of the Time Left

    by  • November 20, 2019 • 0 Comments

    Daliah Bernstein, Muhlenberg College Semester Physical Theatre Program On Saturday, November 16, Stacy and I took a spontaneous trip to Castiglione Del Lago after visiting the beautiful Christmas market in town. Castiglione Del Lago translates to “castle on the lake.” Though it was raining, it was a wonderful trip. The city is twenty minutes...

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    Reminiscing and Finding Support as the End Draws Near

    by  • November 13, 2019 • 0 Comments

    Carlie Maze, Coastal Carolina University Semester Physical Theatre Program It is so wild to think that there are only 3 weeks left here. So many emotions arise when I think about leaving this place- sadness, anxiety, excitement, nervousness, aching within both the body and mind, etc. I am excited to experience what it is...

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    Learning How to Be Free

    by  • October 30, 2019 • 0 Comments

    Daliah Bernstein, Muhlenberg College Semester Physical Theatre Program Last week, we had the amazing opportunity to work with sound artist, Tomaž Grom. We first met him in Ljubljana when he performed an intriguing concert. On the first day, we worked with tempo and rhythm. He gave us a sheet of paper with numbers and...

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    Exciting Adventures with Friends New and Old

    by  • October 23, 2019 • 0 Comments

    Cate Esposito, Muhlenberg College Semester Physical Theatre Program Over fall break, I travelled with my friend Aliza Saper, who is here for the one year program at ADA. We spent the week in Dublin and Amsterdam! I already knew we were gonna have a great time in Dublin when we saw a rainbow as...

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