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Amanda Draughn

Entries by Amanda Draughn

Transitioning out of Our Past and Into Our Future

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2012 | 4:00 PM

Family weekend brings the cast of After Orpheus many emotions. It means the end of the show, and we aren't quite sure how we feel about that. Nobody knows whether to be happy because we no longer have the large time commitments, or to be sad because it's never going...

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What Happens After the Fringe?

(0) Comments | Posted September 25, 2012 | 5:49 PM

Touring After Orpheus for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe has been an amazing experience. I have encountered people and seen things that I never dreamed that I would be able to. Where else would you meet a celebrity and a fairy on the same day? Leaving Edinburgh is difficult, as none...

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After Orpheus Arrives at the Fringe

(0) Comments | Posted September 12, 2012 | 5:03 PM

The opportunity to be able to perform in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe was beyond my wildest dreams. It was the first time that I had ever been a part of a touring show, and producing After Orpheus was no small feat. None of the spaces we rehearsed or performed in...

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From Rehearsals to Performances and Beyond

(0) Comments | Posted August 28, 2012 | 4:42 PM

July 30, 2012 -- our first performance of After Orpheus is scheduled at Actors Guild of Lexington, KY, just about an hour's drive from Centre's campus.

A week prior to the first performance, we are all in panic mode. Our script was finished, but there was so much more to do. We...

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What to Do When You Have Performance Dates, But You Have No Script

(0) Comments | Posted August 16, 2012 | 4:28 PM

In the summer of 2012, 13 students from the Centre College theater department are taking on an ambitious task: creating a play from scratch and performing it, all in no more than 21 days. The pressure is on, as the stage is no ordinary stage. The stage will be in...

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How to Prepare For Your Guaranteed Centre College Study Abroad Experience

(0) Comments | Posted August 1, 2012 | 5:54 PM

One of the things I first noticed when applying to Centre College three years ago was "The Centre Commitment." It guarantees that all students who "meet the college's academic and social expectations" have an internship, a study abroad experience, and graduation in four years, or Centre will provide...

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