• Posts Tagged ‘Italian Theatre’

    Alumni Spotlight – Louise Mellor – ADA MFA Alumna and Touring Theatre Artist

    by  • December 23, 2016 • Alumni, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    Louise Mellor is originally from Manchester, England and was a part of the first MFA in Physical Theatre Cohort. Since her time in the MFA, she has performed with several companies doing all types of theatre, from children’s to devised works. She recently toured “The Jungle Book” throughout China. Louise took the time to...

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    Faculty Spotlight: Giangiacomo Colli

    by  • December 14, 2016 • Faculty & Staff, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    Earlier in the semester, undergraduate theatre students Ziggy Schulting (Skidmore College) and Izabel Dorst (Coastal Carolina University) came up with some interview questions for our resident Commedia dell’Arte expert Giangiacomo Colli! Get to know Giangiacomo a little better by reading about his experiences below: Who is your favorite commedia character and why? I think...

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    Alumni Spotlight: Tut’Zanni Edition – ALi Landvatter, Founder and Author of “Exploring Modern Commedia dell’Arte”

    by  • August 17, 2016 • Alumni, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre • 0 Comments

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    Tut’Zanni Theatre Company is an all ADA Alumni commedia company based out of NYC. ALi Landvatter is a Spring 2006 Alumna that has taken the commedia world by storm. She founded Tut’Zanni Theatre Company with colleague Dory Sibley in November 2011. After 5 years and 5 shows, Tut’Zanni is still going strong and will...

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    MFA Student Spotlight: Sam McGehee

    by  • February 14, 2015 • MFA in Physical Theatre Program • 0 Comments

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    MFA Student Profile: Samuel McGehee Name:  Samuel Angus Mcgehee Age:  27 Where are you from? Pluto, India, Scotland, Arkansas, Boston, Italy What is your performance/theater background? I have no background, only underground, ‘time’ is something that stops existing as soon as the song ends. What were you doing just before you came to the...

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    Milano and Storia di Q: Current theatre students tell us about their Milan adventure

    by  • October 13, 2014 • Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre • 0 Comments

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    Milan was cool and junk. I would say that the moral of the trip was: “I’m not sure if this will be ok, but let’s do it anyway.” We visited La Stalla, an opera house with a football field length long stage, and the Piccolo Teatro, that was indeed, ‘Piccolo.’ Ha! We watched our Commedia teacher Michelle Bottini...

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    Goals and Aspirations: Four Current Theatre Students Speak About Why They Attended The ADA

    by  • September 17, 2014 • Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre • 0 Comments

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    It’s only my first week at the ADA and yet somehow I feel that I have already started achieving many of my goals. My first goal coming into the program was to try everything. There have been times in my life where I have been apprehensive or scared to do things because I thought...

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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

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    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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    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

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    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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