• Posts Tagged ‘Summer Arts Program’

    Tanztheater with Mark Sieczkarek

    by  • July 25, 2018 • Dance Program, Summer Arts Program • 0 Comments

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    For the final intensive of our month long summer dance program our students worked with Mark Sieczkarek on Tanztheater.   Mark Sieczkarek was born in 1962 in Inverness, Scotland and studied from 1973 until 1981 at the Royal Ballet School in London. Following his studies, he received an engagement as a dancer with Scapino Ballet...

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    The Devising Grid with Leigh Fondakowski

    by  • July 4, 2018 • Faculty & Staff, Summer Arts Program, Uncategorized, Workshops • 0 Comments

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    For the first week of the Physical Theatre Intensive, students worked with guest faculty Leigh Fondakowski in a course called The Devising Grid. Leigh Fondakowski is a playwright, screenwriter, author, and director. She was the head writer of The Laramie Project, co-writer of Laramie: Ten Years Later, and an Emmy Nominated co-screenwriter for the film adaptation...

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    Under the Tuscan Sun: July at the ADA

    by  • August 1, 2017 • Alumni, Student Life, Summer Arts Program, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    Under the Tuscan Sun: July at the ADA For the last month, two new programs, Accademia Summer Program: Learning Tuscany and the Collaborative Arts Lab, have shared the space at Villa Godiola. In Learning Tuscany, undergraduate students studied Landscape Painting, History of Renaissance Art, and Tuscan Treasures: from Gardens to Grapes, while the artists...

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    Finding Your Inner Artist: Summer Students Speak Out

    by  • July 28, 2016 • Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    One of the reasons we love the Summer Arts Program is that it attracts students from many different disciplines, filling the villa with a uniquely diverse cohort. We think it’s exciting to find out how students who spend a majority of their time studying other subjects think about art making, and how they claim identities...

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    Sizzling Summer Spotlight: Summer Arts 2016

    by  • July 22, 2016 • Uncategorized, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    A post-grad costume designer. A Mount Holyoke theatre student native to Bangalore, India. A rising senior at Hendrix College studying International Relations and Politics. What drew Elonna Bettini, Urvi Jacob, and Isaac Filat to study in Arezzo this summer? Find out in the interviews below! Which classes are you taking this summer? What interested you...

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    Summer Newsletter Interviews: CrisisART 2016

    by  • July 11, 2016 • Uncategorized, Undergraduate Programs, Workshops • 0 Comments

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    Leonardo Lambruschini: Local artist and performer, ADA Contact Improvisation Instructor What is your involvement in the CrisisART festival? For the festival this year, I am a Contact Improvisation teacher and daily participant in other workshops and activities. On the last night, we also had a Contact Improvisation performance that was open to festival participants...

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    Summer Arts 2016: An Interview with Scott McGehee

    by  • November 12, 2015 • Uncategorized, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    Preparations are in full swing for the 2016 summer programs at the Accademia dell’Arte. This summer features a new program, Art and Activism, along with the CrisisArt Festival and Summer Arts. The programs will be held back-to-back-to-back to encourage students to participate in two – or all three – programs. Need another reason to spend...

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    Sizzling Summer Spotlight — The Final Farewell

    by  • July 31, 2015 • Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    The Final Stretch: Summer Arts Students Reflect on Their Four Weeks Abroad We asked: Wesleigh Harrison (Hendrix College), Sydney McDonald (California Institute of the Arts), and Vanessa C. Filazzola (Texas A&M International University) What has been the highlight of your time in Italy? Wesleigh: The biggest highlight of my time in Italy was my...

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