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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Behind the scenes of Troy’s newest show ‘Mamma Mia!’

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer Biwaksha Shrestha Staff Writer With the approach of Troy’s newest musical theater production, “Mam­ma Mia!,” looming just over the horizon, it’s important not only to recognize the work that goes on onstage, but behind the scenes as well.  To an audience member, watching a production means you see only what has been 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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National theater festival provides opportunity for competition, community, and confidence

Andrea Hammack  Staff Writer Lilly Barnett Contributor Selected Troy University students traveled to Spartanburg, South Carolina, last week to participate in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) that was held from Feb. 6 -9.  Troy has been participating in the festival since the 1980s. Each year, students from numerous universities all over the United Read More

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Showcase marries dance and art

Olivia Nobles Staff Writer Troy’s Department of Theater and Dance and Department of Art and Design are busy preparing their art and dance showcase “Art in Motion,” which will open Thursday, Nov. 8. The production will marry the creations of dance students with those of art students. “Normally, the fall show is all student choreography,” said Read More

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