November 01, 2017

Greek major, Theater minor

from Virginia Beach, VA


While travelling abroad in Tokyo, Quinn Sipes '19 studied the ancient Japanese theatre form, Noh.

Sipes gained valuable insight during The Noh Training Project and says that it taught him to focus on details and work toward perfection. "While I was in Tokyo, I learned how to let the chaos of the city guide me, how to communicate with others and learn from them through a language barrier, and most importantly, I gained a deeper insight to myself."

Not surprisingly, Quinn says his most memorable experience in Japan was summitting Mt. Fuji adding, "As I was hiking up the mountain, I went through a spiritual and emotional journey that changed my perspective on life and how I will get through the coming years."

You can find Quinn's detailed account of  his experiences while in Japan on Hampden-Sydney's Study Abroad blog, Experiences Abroad.

Quinn Sipes '19 performing Takasago in dress rehearsal

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