• Posts Tagged ‘Dance Program’

    Commedia, Butoh, and Contemporary Technique & Partnering

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

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    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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    “Brain, Brain Go Away,” and other Academic Jewels

    by  • March 29, 2016 • Uncategorized, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Pictured from left: Rhyver White, Laura Mullaney, Stephanie Occhipinti, Emily Eldridge-Ingram

    This week, we asked four of our undergraduate Physical Theatre and Dance students to share two “academic jewels” they’ve gained during their studies here, and how they’d like to share these treasured lessons with people back at home. Read on to hear more from Lydia, Carly, Rafi, and Rhyver! Lydia Utter: Physical Theatre (Boston University,...

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    Sunshine and Strudel: Spring Break 2016

    by  • March 23, 2016 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    This semester, our undergraduate Physical Theatre and Dance students set an ADA record by collectively visiting 22 cities in 9 different countries: England, Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, and Austria! We had students on the beach in the Cinque Terre, Catania, and Majorca, students exploring the urban art scene in Berlin, Amsterdam,...

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    What’s Your Break-Through Story?

    by  • March 7, 2016 • Uncategorized, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Pictured from left: Hannah Donoghue, Emily Peiffer, Laura Mullaney

    We can’t believe our undergraduate Physical Theatre and Dance students are already approaching the halfway mark of their semester here in Italy! As they reach this pivotal moment in their studies, we asked them to tell us their “break-through” stories: moments where they overcame a personal or academic challenge, gained valuable perspective, or developed in...

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    Working with European Teachers: Discovering Cultural Differences

    by  • February 23, 2016 • Uncategorized, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Pictured from left: Olivia Wood, Sydney Burrows, Maia Potok-Holmes, Julia Krawczyk

    Rapidly approaching the one-month mark here in Italy, we’ve asked some of our undergraduate Physical Theatre and Dance students to reflect upon how working with European instructors has colored their experience, impacted their artistic life, and opened their eyes in new ways. Check out this cultural reflection by Julia, Carrigan, Michelle, and Tommy, and...

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    Food and Footsteps: Impressions of Life in Italy

    by  • February 16, 2016 • Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    This week, our undergraduate bloggers have gotten creative and used multiple modes of communication to reflect on their experience thus far. Read on to see Sam’s salacious sonnet about the mensa, Emily E-I’s tips for surviving a wild boar encounter, Hannah’s meticulous footstep calculations, Leah’s lilting poem about the nature of travel, and Emily P’s...

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    Spring 2016: Goals, Expectations, and First Impressions

    by  • February 1, 2016 • Dance Program, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    After a somewhat harrowing arrival process due to the winter storm in the states, we are thrilled to once again have a full house, and to have begun a brand new semester here at Villa Godiola! With the first full week of classes underway, a few of our fabulous Spring 2016 crew have taken...

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