• Posts Tagged ‘Alumni’

    “The Journey of a Brown Girl”: Discussing Typhoon Yolanda Relief, Filipino Heritage and Empowering Pinay Womyn with ADA Alumna Jana Lynne Umipig

    by  • November 11, 2013 • Alumni, Uncategorized • 0 Comments


    After the news of Typhoon Yolanda that overtook the Philippines last Friday, I thought it appropriate to post this interview earlier than anticipated. Jana Lynne Umipig is an Accademia Alumna of Filipino descent who has strived to bring awareness to the plight of Pinay Womyn and migrant workers in the Filipino community. Through her...

    Read more →

    Philly Cheese and Circus Kaleid: Catching up with Fall 2008 Alumna Nina Giacobbe

    by  • August 16, 2013 • Alumni, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Photo by Michael Ermilio

      Since the Accademia dell’Arte, Nina Giacobbe has been a performing theatre and circus artist in Philadelphia. Glow is the current project with her theatre company, Kaleid, and will be featured in the Philadelphia Fringe Festival this September. She took a moment to reminisce and catch us up on her exciting life in the land of...

    Read more →

    Alumni Spotlight: ChEck out what opportunities Allison Brzezinski has created for female choreographers

    by  • June 18, 2013 • Alumni, Dance Program, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    photo by Masato Kuroda
sculpture by Romy Scheroder

    We had a chance to catch up with Allison Brzezinski about her time at the ADA, her dance company and their annual festival in NYC. When did you attend the Accademia and what did you study there? I studied physical theater (commedia, clowning, Feldenkrais, Roy Hardt Vocal Technique and mask making) at the ADA...

    Read more →

    Opera Nerd turned NYC Playwright: Catching up with ADA Alumnus Daniel John Kelley and getting the dish on his latest NYC production

    by  • April 19, 2013 • Alumni • 0 Comments

    Cycling fun

    Since his historic open mic performance at the Villa Godiola, Daniel John Kelley has been living and writing in New York City. He talks about his adventures opera house jumping and his newest project “Wall, Ball, Summer and Fall (a Coney Island adventure). When did you attend the Accademia? 2005 What did you study...

    Read more →