• Posts Tagged ‘Commedia dell’Arte’

    Spring 2016 Physical Theatre and Dance Finals

    by  • May 5, 2016 • Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments


    Below, Voice professor Dory Sibley describes her approach to the course and provides an overview of the final, and Physical Theatre student Laura Mullaney shares a little bit about her experience of the working demonstration: Dory: This vocal approach is a holistic technique formed over years of work in Physical Theatre, classical voice, Alexander and...

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    Commedia, Butoh, and Contemporary Technique & Partnering

    by  • March 29, 2016 • Dance Program, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments


    Last week, we interviewed Physical Theatre students Sam Barksdale (BU), Lydia Utter (BU), and Gabriel Stephens (BU) about their ongoing work in Commedia dell’Arte with professor Michela Mocchiutti, and we asked Dance students Olivia Wood (Muhlenberg), Lexi Solazzo (Goucher), and Jack Russell (Cornish) about their experience with two week-long intensives: Butoh with Mitsuru Sasaki,...

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    ADA Newsletter December 14: Farewell Fall 2015

    by  • December 15, 2015 • MFA in Physical Theatre Program, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre • 0 Comments

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    Farewell Fall 2015! As the Fall 2015 semester draws to a close, the Accademia dell’Arte says a fond farewell to this fall’s semester students. To the One Year Physical Theatre students and MFA Cohort IV we say arrivederci (for now)! These students will return in January after a short break for the holidays. This...

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    Reflecting on the Journey: What Have You Learned About Yourself?

    by  • December 9, 2015 • Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    As the Fall 2015 Semester rapidly approaches its end, we asked four physical theatre students to reflect on how they’ve grown, and what lessons they’ve learned about themselves since stepping off the plane in September. Also, we asked them to provide insight and advice for future ADA students! Read on to hear from Taylor,...

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    Sizzling Summer Spotlight: Life Behind the Mask

    by  • July 27, 2015 • Faculty & Staff, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Pictured from left: Andrea Cavarra, Reyna Orelup, Shannon Dempsey
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    Commedia dell’Arte with Michela Mocchiutti We asked: Mikaela Salcedo (Ball State University), and Gabe Halstead-Alvarez (Interlochen Center for the Arts) What has been your favorite moment in class so far? Gabe: One of my favorite moments has to be when we worked with partners. Being the youngest student in the program, I have learned...

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    The ADA Survival Guide: 19 tips for flourishing at the Accademia dell’Arte!

    by  • June 24, 2015 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments


      1. Spend time on the rooftop. The rooftop of the Teatrino is a favorite spot on the ADA campus, and perhaps in all of Tuscany! From up here you can see a magnificent view of snow peaked mountains, the old city walls of Arezzo, the Duomo, the cemetery…. And of course the sunsets are...

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