• Posts Tagged ‘Commedia dell’Arte’

    “A Community of Artists” – Current physical theatre students talk about working with European artists and professors

    by  • October 6, 2014 • Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre • 0 Comments

    Before arriving in Italy, most of what I’d heard about European professors from friends who’d studied abroad before was rather… alarming. Common themes included uptightness, strict adherence for rules, and harsh grading systems. Well, we’ve been in class for a solid month now and I can definitely say that any kind of rigidity or...

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    Study to Practice: Current students discuss how they will incorporate what they have learned in their personal artistic practice and what role this semester will play in their future study and career

    by  • April 22, 2014 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre • 0 Comments

    As our spring semester at the Accademia comes to a close, both theatre and dance students have been evaluating the skills we have developed over the course of the past three months: How will our experience this past semester play a role in our future study of and/or career in the arts? What tools...

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    Current students discuss what they want to share from their studies at the ADA

    by  • April 9, 2014 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre • 0 Comments

    Last week the theatre students read Comedy by Andrew Stott in our philosophy class with Emilja. The book includes commentary and analysis on different forms of comedy, the origins of comedy, and how and why it is such a large aspect of our modern culture. The book marks different genres of comedy and encourages...

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    Masks, Commedia and the Venetian Carnevale – Current students talk about their experiences working in Venice during the Carnevale

    by  • March 3, 2014 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre • 0 Comments

    As I get older, the line between teacher and student has been fading out gradually. Here at the ADA we take classes with working theatre professionals, true artists making a living from their art, and luckily for us students from the classes they teach. The teachers here at the ADA are so much more...

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    Working with European Artists – Current students talk about their experiences in class with European Professionals

    by  • February 24, 2014 • Dance Program, Student Life, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    In the pre-arrival documents for the Accademia dell’Arte, it was noted that European instructors might be more critical than the American instructors most of us are used to.  Maybe it’s because I’ve previously worked with artists from around the world in and outside of the university setting, but what I’ve experienced over the past...

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    The MFAs Begin creating “Fleatown”: A Commedia Canovaccio

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

    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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    “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...

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