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Momentum

Feb. 15 – 26, 2017
Oscar G. Brockett Theatre

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UTNT (UT New Theatre) (2017)

Mar. 2 – 12, 2017
B. Iden Payne Theatre

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The Cohen New Works Festival 2017

Apr. 10 – 14, 2017
Winship Drama Building

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Luna

Apr. 20 – 23, 2017
Oscar G. Brockett Theatre

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Show Celebrates the Influence of Black Culture on Modern Dance

Monday, February 13, 2017   |  Austin-American Statesman
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The Austin American Statesman discusses upcoming Dance Repertory Theatre's production Momentum with co-artistic director Charles O. Anderson and student choreographers Oluwaseun Samuel Olayiwola and Gianina Casale. Momentum is a celebration of the influence of African American culture upon contemporary dance and a look at movement in a fresh and contemporary way. 

When Gun Violence Takes Center Stage

Monday, February 13, 2017   |  The New York Times
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The New York Times explores how mass shoots and gun violence is reckoned with on stage, including a conversation with alumnus Martin Zimmerman (M.F.A. 2010) on his work On the Exhale, which premiered at Roundabout Theatre Company February 7, 2017 

Celebrating Black History Month Through Contemporary Dance

Thursday, February 9, 2017   |  Off Book: A Theatre and Dance Blog
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February is Black History Month in the United States and Dance Repertory Theatre is marking the occasion in a celebration of African American culture upon contemporary dance in Momentum, under the artistic direction of Charles O. Anderson, Jeremy Arnold and Lyn C. Wiltshire. 

Q&A: Playwright and Screenwriter Robert Schenkkan

Monday, February 6, 2017   |  College of Fine Arts
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Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's (B.A. 1975) film Hacksaw Ridge, co-written with Andrew Knight and directed by Mel Gibson, has been nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor. The College of Fine Arts recently sat down with Schenkkan to discuss his inspiration, nominations and current projects.