Tag Archives: DAP Festival

TROY Summer Arts Academy brings students to Italy

June 7, 2019
By Greg Phillips

A new study abroad initiative will bring Troy University students to the thriving artistic community of Pietrasanta, Italy, this summer.

Beginning June 8, the TROY Summer Arts Academy will send students from seven different College of Communication and Fine Arts programs to Pietrasanta for hands-on learning and practical experience.

“The TROY Summer Arts…

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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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