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Productions & Shows

To Our Audiences

We have been thrilled to return to live theatre and dance performances for our 2021-2022 production season.  We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and respond and adjust as necessary, always with thoughtful consideration of our students, faculty, and community.  Thank you for your continued support.

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2021-2022 Production Season


October 21-27, 2021

Trojan Center Theater

The Classic Greek Tragedy by Euripides, Adaptation by Alistair Elliot

Directed by Quinton Cockrell


Page to Stage

November 4-5, 2021

Trojan Center Theater

A Short Play Festival directed by TROY Theatre students Sydney Cobb, Gracie Grant, Madeline Hill, Tyler Leary, Emma Littlefield, Tyreece Mayo, and Tyler McClellan


Art in Motion: Director’s Cut

November 18-20, 2021

Trojan Center Theater

A Full Dance Production with Choreography by TROY Dance Students Mary Elizabeth Adams, Lexie Bowden, Ireland Clayton, Taylor Dewberry, Crystal DuBose, Alex Folkes, Caroline Gerhart, Maliya Harris, Erin Johnson, Michaela Pearse, Ethan Tyler

Artistic Direction by Adrienne Hicks



Jenny’s Damned Ex

December 1, 2021    

Trojan Center Theater

A New Musical Written and Directed by Tommy Newman




A Musical Based on the Disney Film

March 3-6, 2022

Claudia Crosby Theater

Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Jack Feldman, Book by Harvey Fierstein
Directed by Tori Lee Averett

STREAMING ONLINE March 10, 11, and 12 at 7:00pm

If you missed the live performances of NEWSIES March 3-6, you can still enjoy the show by STREAMING the show online! In our first foray into online streaming of full productions, Troy University offers our audiences and supporters this complimentary viewing of NEWSIES, the musical based on the Disney film. Future productions will require a purchased ticket for streaming views, but this one is on us - a free gift from TROY to you!


Deeper Cuts

March 31 - April 2, 2022 at 7:00pm

Malone Black Box Theater

An Acting Showcase Directed by Quinton Cockrell

FREE Admission - Tickets at the Door

*Mature Content: May not be suitable for all audiences



April 21-27, 2022

Trojan Center Theater

A Spring Dance Concert with Artistic Direction by James Boyd 

An evening of dynamic performance, interlacing the elements of dance and design to create the fabric of illusion. Join us as we attempt to make sense of our world by shifting the time and space of perception. Guaranteed to delightfully deceive, Illusions poses the question Is anything we experience real?   


Meet the Choreographers







Troy University Department of Theatre and Dance 2020-2021 Season

For Information Call 334-808-6142

A NOTE FOR OUR AUDIENCES: We are currently unable to host large audiences for live performances, but look for our productions to be shared via broadcast and online streaming. Links and information included in each production's description below.

A celebration of original work, student initiative, and the essential nature of theatre and dance in this challenging time.

Week One - October 24, 2020

Pipers in the Park

Celebrating 50 Years of the Pied Pipers at TROY with
a day of family-friendly fun & games!
Janice Hawkins Park Amphitheatre
10:00am-12:30pm - FREE ADMISSION

colorful picture of Pied Pipers theatre ensemble



Week Two - October 29– November 1, 2020

City Limits

A Play Written and Directed by Quinton Cockrell
(For Mature Audiences)

White man and Black woman arguing during City Limits play

CITY LIMITS Show Program


True Hues

Choreographed by Crystal Dubose


Choreographed by Shaina Trumer


All That Jazz

Choreographed by Hannah Echols

WEEK 2 DANCE Show Program



Week Three - November 5-8, 2020                

Our House is On Fire

Choreographed by Taylor Randolph



Choreographed by Katey Fleming

Analysis Paralysis

Choreographed by Lily Everett

 WEEK 3 DANCE Show Program


A Comedy Written by Raquel Cole, Directed by Graham Butler
(Recommended For Mature Audiences)

a woman turns her back to a man who is reaching for her

ANYTHING Show Program



Week Four - November 12-15, 2020

Room to Spare

A Play Written and Directed by Cameron Williams
(Recommended For Mature Audiences)

a sister scolds her brother

Room to Spare Show Program



A Play Written and Directed by Cameron Williams
Winner of Alabama Shakespeare Festival 10x10 Southern Writing Festival Student Playwriting Contest
(Recommended For Mature Audiences)

two brothers look toward the heavens

Believing Show Program


Page to Stage: A Movement of Truths

Directed by Directing II Students Graham Butler, Vanson Clendenin, Madi McCall, Zipporah Moore, and Aly Scarbrough
(Recommended For Mature Audiences)

a girl peeks over the top of several colorful scripts splayed

Page to Stage Show Program



Week Five - November 19 – 22, 2020

Musical Theatre Cabaret 

Directed by Tommy Newman & Presented by TROY Musical Theatre Students

two ladies in long gowns singing and gesturing

Musical Theatre Cabaret Show Program


Composition & Choreography II Presentation

Presented by Level III-IV Dance Majors of the Department of Theatre & Dance

a hand-drawn graphic of a camera

Comp & Choreo II Show Program

Where Did “We” Go?
  An Integrated Arts Production

Created by TROY Integrated Arts Students Lizzy Bennett, Jamie Bishop, Kelsey Dunahoo, Leanna Lake, and Jackson Sanford

a two-dimensional drawing of a human form leaning to the right



Creative Habit Showcase

Presented by First Year Students of the Department of Theatre & Dance's Creative Habit Learning Community

two freshmen students peeking over a copy of Twyla Tharp's book The Creative Habit

Art In Motion All The World's A Stage

Three performers together

A collaborative performance integrating theatre and dance which challenges us to reflect honestly on truths as they are, not as we wish them to be.

February 25-28, 2021

Trojan Center Theatre - Invited Audiences.

Opening Night Livestream via Troy University Facebook Page on Thursday 2/25 at 7:00pm

Livestream via TROY Theatre and Dance Facebook page on Friday 2/26 and Saturday 2/27 at  7:00pm and Sunday 2/28 at 2:30pm

Livestream the Talkback with Choreographers, Actors, and Designers via TROY Theatre and Dance Facebook page  Sunday 2/28 at 4:30pm


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April 8-11, 2021

Trojan Center Theater

Mature Content - Audience Discretion Advised

  • April 8 @ 7:00pm - Part I
  • April 9 @ 7:00pm - Part II
  • April 10 @ 7:00pm - Part I
  • April 11 @ 2:30pm - Part II

Masks required for entry. Each performance is approximately 70 minutes.




john & jen title page

April 23, 24, & 25 @ 7:00pm
Show Streaming Online (Free Admission, Access Code Required)


April 23 & 24 @ 7:00pm
Malone Hall Black Box Theater - By Invitation Only

John & Jen Digital Program