Building character: How actors get into their roles

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer When the characters have taken their bow and the curtains close, actors remove their masks and go back to their normal lives as students. This transition from an individual to an actor all starts with an open auditioning process that happens at the beginning of the year from which students are called Read More

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Greek tragedy kicks off year of theater and dance performances

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer Troy’s Department of Theatre and Dance is in full swing as they prepare for this semester’s productions.  The department held its fall auditions during the first week of classes, during which students who auditioned for the productions had to bring a prepared a monologue or a monologue and song.  Madeline Hill, a Read More

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‘The Seagull’ to showcase students’ efforts and ideas

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer Troy University’s Theatre and Dance Department is set to perform “The Seagull” by Anton Chekhov April 4 through April 6 at 7 p.m. in Malone Blackbox.  “The Seagull,” translated by Paul Schmidt, is a comedy about the trials humans face on a daily basis, and it asks questions about human nature, art Read More

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