• Posts Tagged ‘Arezzo’

    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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    What are your favorite things to do in Arezzo? What are your favorite places to go? How do these experiences affect your art?

    by  • April 3, 2012 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Catherine Woodard (Theatre): I love going to Gianni’s family’s pastry shop on Sundays.  It is wonderful to enjoy a cappuccino made by him and indulge in a delicious cream filled pastry.  Afterwards I would go to Medici park and enjoy a good book sitting at a bench listening to the Sunday calm contentment. Lately since...

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    What is it like interacting with another culture and language? Three students share their stories of frustration and liberation.

    by  • February 28, 2012 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Hannah Goldstein (Dance) Studying in the small town of Arezzo has provided more of a cultural immersion than I think I would have experienced in a larger city, like Florence or Rome, so I feel like I am really learning about Italian culture, not just witnessing it. The town does not cater to tourists,...

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