• Body Memory with Dénes Döbrei

    by  • July 23, 2018 • 0 Comments

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    For their final intensive some of our theatre students have been working with Dénes Döbrei in Body Memory. Dénes Döbrei is a lecturer at the University of Novi Sad Theatre Academy (Serbia) and an instructor at the LEDA Theatre School (Toulouse, France) and Theatre de l’Acte (Toulouse, France). He has served as Artistic Director for...

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    Secrets Revealed in Site-Specific Work Part 2

    by  • July 18, 2018 • 0 Comments

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      Below Rebekah Dawn shares her thoughts on the second site-specific performance we’ve seen this summer: The Devising Grid. Picking up from the post, the amazing thing about having site specific performances at the Villa Godiola is the potential they have to speak more deeply to the students. Living and training on site with...

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    Contact Improv with Thomas Kampe

    by  • July 16, 2018 • 0 Comments

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    Our dance students spent the third  week of their intensive with Thomas Kampe working on Feldenkrais and Contact improv.   Thomas Kampe (PhD) lives in London and trained as a dancer at Laban centre and at Middlesex University, UK. He has worked internationally as performer, performance-maker and educator for more than 30 years. Choreographic collaborations...

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    Secrets Revealed in Site-Specific Work Part 1

    by  • July 16, 2018 • 0 Comments

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    Both the dancer’s C.OR.E working demonstration and the theatre students, Devising Grid working demonstration lead the audience through a traveling performance that took place all over the villa! Below  theatre student, Rebekah Dawn, shares her thoughts on the dancer’s C.O.R.E performance. Check back in later this week to read about the devising performance.   Secrets Revealed in Site...

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    2018 Summer Intensives: An Accademia dell’Arte Newsletter

    by  • July 10, 2018 • 0 Comments

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    2018 Summer Intensives: An Accademia dell’Arte Newsletter It is an exciting time here at the Accademia dell’Arte! The Villa is full of young artists soaking up every ounce of knowledge from visiting faculty and from the other students in the cohort. Summer Intensive Programs at the ADA are an opportunity for the students in...

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    Collaborative Dance with Nomad Dance Academy

    by  • July 9, 2018 • 0 Comments

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      For their second week of Intensives, the dancers worked with Dragana Alfirevic, Dejan Srhoj, and Rok Vevar from the Nomad Dance Academy in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Dragana Alfirevic is a cultural worker in the field of dance. She is curator, teacher, performer and writer. She is co-founder of Nomad Dance Academy and curator and producer of...

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

    by  • July 5, 2018 • 0 Comments

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    For the first week of our Summer Dance Intensive Wagner Moreira and Helena Fernandino lead an intensive called C.O.R.E. (Creating Opportunities for Research and Exploration). Wagner Moreira was born in Brazil and has been living in Germany since 2003. As a teacher, freelance performer and choreographer, he has worked in various theatres, universities and international...

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    The Devising Grid with Leigh Fondakowski

    by  • July 4, 2018 • 0 Comments

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    For the first week of the Physical Theatre Intensive, students worked with guest faculty Leigh Fondakowski in a course called The Devising Grid. Leigh Fondakowski is a playwright, screenwriter, author, and director. She was the head writer of The Laramie Project, co-writer of Laramie: Ten Years Later, and an Emmy Nominated co-screenwriter for the film adaptation...

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    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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