• Posts Tagged ‘theatre’

    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

    Arezzo sunset

    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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    Contact Improv, Artistic Discoveries and Interesting Toilettes: Current students share their breakthrough stories

    by  • April 1, 2014 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre • 0 Comments

    dance contact

    I don’t know that I have a break through story. I often think of my journey as the peeling away of unnecessary layers and discovering the gold that can lay beneath. The most important lesson that I’ve learned as an artist began at BU and has definitely come to fruition here as well: sacrifice...

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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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    When I see myself at the end of the semester, I see…. – Current students share their goals and ambitions during their semester at the ADA

    by  • February 10, 2014 • Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Modern class

    This semester we hope to become fluent in Italian, collaborate with fellow students of cross-disciplines, push our limits, be put out our comfort zones, choreograph, devise, learn instruments, eat a lot of good food and never feel bad about it, immerse ourselves in the Italian culture, see as much of Italy as possible, find...

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    First Impressions: Current students talk about their first few days at the ADA and in Arezzo

    by  • February 4, 2014 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Roman Amphitheatre

    Our first week here at the Accademia has truly been a whirlwind. Most of us couldn’t imagine actually getting here, actually living in a villa in Italy, and now we are here – and we are quite literally living. Our introduction to Italy has been nothing short of incredible, from where we live at...

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    MFA at Flic Scuola di Circo

    by  • February 3, 2014 • MFA in Physical Theatre Program, Uncategorized • 0 Comments


    The cohort spent the final week of their first fall semester together at FLIC Circus School in Torino, located in Northern Italy. Housed in the premises of the Italian national gymnastic association, FLIC is an institution which includes state of the art facilities and enjoys a national and international reputation for training performers in contemporary...

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