• ADA Faculty to Attend International Commedia Conference

    by  • February 1, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Commedia LineUp_chairs

    We are very excited to announce that Accademia Founder and School Director Scott McGehee along with Artistic Director Michele Bottini and Accademia guest faculty member Scott Putnam will be traveling to the International Conference on Commedia dell’Arte in Windsor, Ontario February 15-17, 2013. Scott and Michele are eager to meet fellow Commedia scholars, performers,...

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    New MFA Audition Dates & Locations

    by  • January 31, 2013 • 0 Comments


    Audition for the MFA in Physical Theatre in a city near you this spring! We’re very pleased to announce several new audition and workshop dates throughout the US and in Arezzo, Italy for Spring 2013. Core faculty members will be making trips to the US to meet with and audition MFA candidates. We will...

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    Spring 2013 Semester Begins at ADA!

    by  • January 30, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Scott Katrin Michele and students

      School Founder and Director Scott McGehee, Artistic Director Michele Bottini, Managing Director Katrin Pohl and other members of the ADA faculty and staff sit with students as they welcome them to the Accademia.   We are very excited to welcome the incoming students of the Fall 2013 semester to the Accademia. This semester...

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    Summer Arts Revamped

    by  • January 18, 2013 • 0 Comments


    We’re very pleased to announce some new developments in our Summer Arts Programming for June 2013! The Accademia has teamed up with University of Rochester to create a unique program that allows students to customize their own study abroad experience. Students choose two of the four courses  offered through the Accademia dell’Arte and the...

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    Announcing The Dario Fo Project

    by  • January 2, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Dario Fo and Michele Botinni

    We are very pleased to share a new 3-year project  – beginning July 17-31, 2013 –  offering students and faculty access to this renowned theatre artist and craftsman. This multi-year project cycle offers individual students and faculty-led university groups the opportunity to engage with the Fo body of work on an intense and intimate...

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    Student Profile: MFA Candidate Chloe Whiting Stevenson

    by  • December 17, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Chloe Whiting Stevenson

    Name: Chloe Whiting Stevenson Age: 25 Where are you from? From Blissfield Michigan and was living in Normal, IL prior to moving to Italy. What is your performance/theatre background? I’ve been acting in plays since middle school in community theatre and school productions. In high school I decided that I wanted to continue studying...

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    Meet Linda Brown, Managing Director Stateside

    by  • December 11, 2012 • 0 Comments


    Linda Brown has been a vital part of the Accademia dell’Arte familyl since it’s inception.  As Managing Director stateside she has been a driving force behind it’s growth and development and a guiding hand in turning it into the thriving school it is today. As Linda prepares to retire at the end of the...

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