Tag Archives: Theatre

New York artists develop traveling variety show at TROY

September 12, 2017
By Greg Phillips

A group of New York artists spent time at Troy University recently developing a unique educational variety show they plan to take on the road.

With the working title “Mathemagics,” the show combines elements of the circus, musical theater, sketch comedy, magic, math and science.

“We’re going step by step through the history of mathematics…

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Summer Spotlight leaves its mark on kids interested in the arts

July 20, 2017
By Greg Phillips

Mary Stoltze was part of the first group of kids to take part in Troy University’s Summer Spotlight on Creative Drama nine years ago.

Now a year past the cutoff age for inclusion, she’s back to help a new generation of kids explore their creative sides.

“I was really shy as a kid, and it…

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At Last: The Gran Gala and parting thoughts from Pietrasanta

July 7, 2017
By Marion Givhan

We knew the people, we loved the food, we handled the heat, and the DAP Festival students danced with professional choreographers and dancers. The last few days of the festival represented a simultaneous settling and upheaval. While the TROY family began to feel as if we understood our place in this artists’ town, our departure…

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