• Posts Tagged ‘Arezzo’

    The MFAs Begin creating “Fleatown”: A Commedia Canovaccio

    by  • February 17, 2014 • MFA in Physical Theatre Program, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Commedia Masks, Leather

    One word. One simple word. Yet, this word encompasses the entirety of our second semester and in an instant this simple word becomes vast and our mountain to climb. As MFA students we spent the first semester here at Accadamia dell’Arte building a collective foundation and developing a common language to use when devising...

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    First Impressions: Current students talk about their first few days at the ADA and in Arezzo

    by  • February 4, 2014 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Roman Amphitheatre

    Our first week here at the Accademia has truly been a whirlwind. Most of us couldn’t imagine actually getting here, actually living in a villa in Italy, and now we are here – and we are quite literally living. Our introduction to Italy has been nothing short of incredible, from where we live at...

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    Expectations and Surprises: Current Music students talk about their experience so far

    by  • September 23, 2013 • Music Program, Student Life • 0 Comments

    Musicians Fall 2013

    The most surprising feature of living in Italy is unquestionably the wonderful food. The meals at the mensa are consistently delicious and a great deal of hard work and love goes into its preparation. Italian foods in general taste fresher than back home, namely since there are fewer added ingredients in the products. As...

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    Inside Tuscany – 2013 Donors Trip

    by  • May 8, 2013 • Support the Accademia • 0 Comments

    Accademia View through vines

    This fall we are thrilled to offer an exclusive Italian get-away for our cherished donors and supporters. Proceeds of the trip will go toward supporting scholarships offered to students of the Accademia dell’Arte. The trip dates are October 5-11, 2013. While staying in a private Tuscan Villa just outside of Arezzo, 80 KM south of Florence, participants will enjoy...

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    Final Week at the ADA: What will the students miss most?

    by  • December 10, 2012 • Music Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Gabrielle, Grace, Sophie, Allie and Morgan at the Ponte Vecchio in Firenze.

    Though there have been a lot of fantastic things about studying abroad, one of the things I think I will miss the most about this experience is the incredible and supportive community that exists here at the ADA. From the very first open mike night back in September, it was so cool to see...

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    New Summer Program for Educators Announced

    by  • December 5, 2012 • Workshops • 0 Comments

    Faculty and staff of the Accademia dell'Arte enjoy a lively discussion over Tuscan wine

    This summer, teachers and graduate students in education will be able to experience a new program at Accademia dell’Arte. From August 3-15, Western New York’s Canisius College and Southtown Teacher’s Center are hosting a Tuscan Retreat centered around professional development, personal rejuvenation, self-discovery, and social interaction.   Entitled  “Expanding Teaching an Learning Through the...

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    Student Stories: Favorite Places and Events In and Around the ADA

    by  • November 7, 2012 • Music Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Joust Fun

    Some of my absolute favorite things that happen at the Accademia are the open mics/cabarets. They are awesome events where the any of the students/professors can gather together and perform acts of their design which are then all strung into one big plot. It’s so much fun to see what people come up with...

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    5 Students’ Views On Living Abroad

    by  • September 17, 2012 • Music Program, Student Life, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    —- Collette Campbell I think what surprised me the most was the language barrier with the locals in town. I took 2 semesters of Italian last summer and remembered a little, but I think actually being immersed in the culture and hearing people talk to each other a million miles a minute was intimidating...

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    Summer Arts Program: Week One

    by  • June 1, 2012 • Summer Arts Program, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    School is back in session at the Accademia dell’Arte! The Summer Arts Program 2012 team arrived on Monday and have been thrown into the whirlwind of Italian culture and life at the Villa. Here’s what this past week has looked like. Monday: Arrival day. The students arrived throughout the day from various departure points....

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