Tag Archives: DAP Festival

Pietrasanta Reflections: An Experience Like No Other

August 7, 2018
By Catherine Potts

Italy. Italia. Where do I even begin? This trip was such a blessing, and I thrived as an artist and individual. I expected to learn new things and be immersed in a new culture, but I didn’t expect to be woken up and changed by my experiences. I feel like a new person and my…

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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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