• Intern Corner: Live the Risk

    by  • July 1, 2019 • 0 Comments


      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


      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


      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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    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


      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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    Inspired To Be

    by  • April 9, 2019 • 0 Comments


     Three weeks left in the semester, this week’s bloggers reflect and share photos of the work they’ve been doing. Katie McMorrow, Hamilton College Dance Program With only three weeks left in the program, I’ve started to think about all of the things I want to do before leaving Italy. A few weeks ago I...

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    The Feelings I Wouldn’t Trade for Anything

    by  • April 2, 2019 • 0 Comments


    This week’s ADALife bloggers reflect on some meaningful moments here in in Arezzo, as they get closer to the end of the program. Mose Kane, Boston University  Semester Physical Theatre Program Since the last time I sat down to write for this blog, it’s safe to say that I’ve gotten out more. Florence, Milan,...

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    I Am an Artist

    by  • March 26, 2019 • 0 Comments


      This week we hear about small discoveries as our students move into the last quarter of their time here.   MaryKate Korbisch, Coastal Carolina University One Year Physical Theatre Program My time here at the ADA has been unforgettable; easily the best decision of my life so far. I have learned more about...

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