‘Pied Pipers’ at Trojan Center Tuesday

first_img By Secrets Revealed Sponsored Content “I never tire of watching young children respond to a Pied Pipers performance,” Moree said. “Some of them literally jump out of their seats when the Big Bad Wolf is chasing one of the three little pigs.”The Pied Pipers recently returned from performing at the Theatre-for-Youth Festival at the Southeastern Theatre Conference in Chattanooga.“The Southeastern Theater is the largest theatre conference in the United States,” Moree said. “The performance there was by invitation following a screening process of theatre-for-youth ensemble across the Southeast.”The Troy University Pied Pipers began in 1970 with its first performance at Troy Elementary School. During the following decades, the group reached a peak with 60 performances a year in elementary schools around the state, in north Florida, at arts and crafts festivals, and at libraries. When the university moved from the quarter system to the semester system with a loss of prime touring dates outside of regular classes, the group discontinued its touring. Print Article Skip This Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s… Latest Stories Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson With the inauguration of the theatre department‘s First-Year Initiative program in 2006, the group was brought back into action at the request of Moree to provide a strong ensemble experience for freshmen, to provide an opportunity for a systematic introduction to the University and to the theatre discipline, and to aid in the University’s retention efforts.“Equally important is that members of the ensemble learn early about giving back to the community through quality fine arts performances aimed at the youngest elementary- age students,” Dye said.Doors of the Trojan Center Theater will open at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday for the Pied Pipers performance, which begins at 7 p.m. Theatre seating is limited to 300. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Published 10:50 pm Thursday, April 26, 2012 Email the author Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Dr. David Dye, the group’s founder and creative director, said the performance of well-known children’s stories will e colorful, fast-paced, acrobatic, humorous and visually engaging.“Our target audience is kindergarten through third grades,” Dye said. The beauty of performing for children of those ages is that the children get to be involved in the performance. They become willing partners in the performance as they get to help save the day when a villain is about to do some terrible deed.”In an effort to stimulate the imagination of children, Pied Piper performances are without scenery, props or character costumes. The Troy University Pied Pipers will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Trojan Center Theater on the University campus.Adena Moree, chair of the University’s department of theater and dance, said the Pied Pipers are a popular professional theatre-for-youth ensemble sponsored by the department of theater and dance.“One mission of the Troy University Department of Theater and Dance is to take live theater to the youngest school students who might not be otherwise exposed to the art,” Moree said. “Everyone, especially children in kindergarten through third grade, is invited for this one hour, free performance.” You Might Like Police arrest rape suspect A 35-year-old Troy man was arrested Wednesday and charged with a pair of rapes that occurred March 26 at a… read more Book Nook to reopen By Jaine Treadwell ‘Pied Pipers’ at Trojan Center Tuesday Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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