• Posts Tagged ‘Workshops’

    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

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    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

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    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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    Masks, Commedia and the Venetian Carnevale – Current students talk about their experiences working in Venice during the Carnevale

    by  • March 3, 2014 • Dance Program, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre • 0 Comments

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    As I get older, the line between teacher and student has been fading out gradually. Here at the ADA we take classes with working theatre professionals, true artists making a living from their art, and luckily for us students from the classes they teach. The teachers here at the ADA are so much more...

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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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    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

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    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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    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

    VIDEO: MFA Workshop with Kataklo Athletic Dance Theatre

    by  • October 18, 2012 • MFA in Physical Theatre Program • 0 Comments

    Go in the studio with MFA students in this physical workshop

    The MFA cohort started their fall term off on an invigorating note, with a three-day intensive workshop led by Italian Physical Theatre company Kataklo. Kataklo have built a solid international reputation, and created their own twist on the genre they call Athletic Dance, that the MFAs were all too eager to give a try.

    See more images from the workshop on the Accademia Facebook Page. Read more about Kataklo Athletic Dance Theatre at Kataklo.com

    For more videos from the MFA program visit the MFA YouTube page. For undergraduate videos visit the Undergraduate YouTube page.

    Mask Making with Torbjorn Alstrom

    by  • October 11, 2012 • MFA in Physical Theatre Program, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    MFA Student works on his leather mask

    The master teacher and craftsman leads a mask intensive Torborjn Alstrom has worked as an actor, instructor and maskmaker in USA and Scandinavia since 1985. In USA with San Diego Repertory Theatre and Dell’Arte Players Company, in Sweden with a number of theatre groups. As a teacher he has worked regularly at the National...

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