• Posts Tagged ‘Physical Theatre’

    Expectations and Surprises: Current Music students talk about their experience so far

    by  • September 23, 2013 • Music Program, Student Life • 0 Comments

    Musicians Fall 2013

    The most surprising feature of living in Italy is unquestionably the wonderful food. The meals at the mensa are consistently delicious and a great deal of hard work and love goes into its preparation. Italian foods in general taste fresher than back home, namely since there are fewer added ingredients in the products. As...

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    Documenting The Dario Fo Project

    by  • April 24, 2013 • Dario Fo Project • 0 Comments

    Dario Fo and Michele Botinni

    This summer filmmaker Ian Issit will be joining us in Arezzo to begin work on a documentary film following the work of The Dario Fo Project. Over the course of the 3 year cycle Ian and his crew will follow the students, the faculty, and Fo himself as they work to explore the work...

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    Opera Nerd turned NYC Playwright: Catching up with ADA Alumnus Daniel John Kelley and getting the dish on his latest NYC production

    by  • April 19, 2013 • Alumni • 0 Comments

    Cycling fun

    Since his historic open mic performance at the Villa Godiola, Daniel John Kelley has been living and writing in New York City. He talks about his adventures opera house jumping and his newest project “Wall, Ball, Summer and Fall (a Coney Island adventure). When did you attend the Accademia? 2005 What did you study...

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    A Venetian Studio: Current Students Talk About Working In Venice

    by  • March 13, 2013 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    St. Mark's Spring2013

    The simple change of space had the greatest impact on my work in Venice. The floor, the curtains over the walls, the shape of the space, and the giant pole in the middle of the room were aspects that I wasn’t used to from working in the teatrino. I learned that my comfort with the space has...

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    Announcing The Dario Fo Project

    by  • January 2, 2013 • Dario Fo Project, Workshops • 0 Comments

    Dario Fo and Michele Botinni

    We are very pleased to share a new 3-year project  – beginning July 17-31, 2013 –  offering students and faculty access to this renowned theatre artist and craftsman. This multi-year project cycle offers individual students and faculty-led university groups the opportunity to engage with the Fo body of work on an intense and intimate...

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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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    VIDEO: Ma-Ai Training with Franziska Dieterich

    by  • December 3, 2012 • Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 1 Comment

    Ma Ai training with Franziska Dietrich.

    Based on the success of her previous visits to our school, the Accademia dell’Arte invited Berlin-based actor, martial artist, and physical therapist Franziska Dieterich to give another workshop in Ma-ai and “Body weather training” to our undergraduate theater students as part of their movement program. Check out their work!

    Franziska Dieterich is an actress, singer and physical therapist based in Berlin.

    Franziska studied acting in Berlin in the late eighties and was employed by, as well as developed her own work in many theatres in Germany such as the Hebbel Theater and Sophiensäle, Berlin, Stadttheater Zittau, Leipzig and Weimar, amongst others.

    She has also worked for several television and radio stations, including Channel One Russia, ARD, SWR and Deutschlandfunk in Germany, and more.

    Franziska has studied Shiatsu and Cranio Sacral therapy since 2002 and opened her own practice in 2006. She is a passionate practitioner of the Japanese martial art Aikido, and earned her black belt in 2010.

    Most recently she has been touring her one woman show Edith Piaf mich rettete ein Traum.

    www.franziskadieterich.de