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Troy Burton: From Stage to Soulful Productions S8E22

Troy Burton: From Stage to Soulful Productions

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In this special episode of "The Truth in This Art," host Rob Lee sits down with accomplished stage director, producer, and playwright Troy Burton, in celebration of World Theatre Day. They delve into Troy's remarkable journey in the world of theater, exploring his experiences as a teacher and mentor, and delving into his recent projects. Troy shares profound insights on the importance of family, the empowerment of self-identity, and the transformative impact of his near-death experience on his creative endeavors. πŸŽ­πŸ‘¨β€πŸ«πŸŽ¨

Episode Highlights:
  • Troy's early introduction to theater and the profound impact it had on him (00:05:03-00:06:52) 🎬
  • The significance of family and the role it plays in Troy's career (00:08:44-00:09:54) πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§
  • Troy's memorable projects, including his work with the Arena Players Youth Theater and the production of "A Real Nigga Show" (00:11:48-00:20:07) 🎭🎀
  • Troy's experience as an arts educator and the importance of individualized teaching (00:27:08-00:32:04) 🏫
  • Troy's recent projects, including the theatrical mixtape "You Thought I Was Him" and his work with Blue Velvet Soul Records (00:39:43-00:49:55) πŸŽΆπŸ’½

Key Takeaways:

  • Family support and personal experiences can shape and ignite a passion for the arts. 🌟
  • Owning oneself and taking risks are essential for success in the creative industry. πŸš€
  • Individualized teaching and mentorship can have a profound impact on students' artistic development. 🀝
  • Balancing different roles and projects can lead to a diverse and fulfilling career in the arts. βš–οΈπŸŽ¨

To learn more about Troy Burton and his upcoming projects, check him on the following social media. πŸ“±
Social Media Links:
Facebook: Troy Burton
Instagram: macioburt
LinkedIn: Troy Burton

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Original music by Daniel Alexis Music with additional music from Chipzard.

Episode illustration by Alley Kid Art.

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Rob Lee
Rob Lee
The Truth In This Art is an interview series featuring artists, entrepreneurs and tastemakers in & around Baltimore.
Troy Burton
Troy Burton
CEO Troy Burton Arts and Entertainment Consults at Troy Burton Arts and Entertainment Consultant


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