Tag Archives: Theatre

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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On-site reflections from TROY’s trip to Italy

June 26, 2017
By Marion Givhan

Marion Givhan is on site with the Troy University Department of Theatre and Dance in Pietrasanta, Italy, as students take part in the DAP Festival.

Here we are wrapping up week one of the Danza in Arte a Pietrasanta Festival in Italy! Even a single week has required endless energy from the Troy University dance…

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