Dr. Charlotte Canning discusses how the United States claimed national arts funding after decades of advocacy and why understanding this history is critical to the preservation of art in 20th century America.
New faculty member Jeanette Yew recently completed lighting design for the world premiere of new musical KPOP by Woodshed Collective + Jason Kim which was recently staged at Ars Nova in New York City.
As part of our Day in the Life series, we followed fourth-year B.F.A. in Acting major Teddy Santiesteban (Anon(ymous), Twelfth Night, Lost Girl) through his day to give you an inside look at what it's like to study acting at The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance.
Anon(ymous), based on Homer’s The Odyssey, tells the story of a young refugee called Anon journeys through the United States, encountering a wide variety of people – some kind, some dangerous and cruel – as he searches for his family. The Anon(ymous) cast features some familiar faces, along with some new to the Texas Theatre and Dance stage.