• 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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    Study Tour in Ljubljana, Slovenia

    by  • March 22, 2019 • 0 Comments


      Each semester our physical theatre and dance students go on a four to five day study tour to Ljubljana, Slovenia. At Španski Borci Cultural Center  they take intensive workshops with En Knap Dance Company working  with company founder Iztok Kovač and dance company members throughout the day. They also have a chance to...

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    When anything is possible, what do you do?

    by  • March 19, 2019 • 0 Comments

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     This week our bloggers reflect on moments they’ve had and what they’re realizing about themselves in this program as the semester heads into it’s second half.  Meghan Coyle, Muhlenberg College Semester Physical Theatre Program We’ve recently hit the halfway mark here in our semester at the Accademia dell’Arte; these past six (?) weeks have...

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