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Dr. Katelyn Wood New Assistant Professor of Theatre and Performance at University of Virginia

Dr. Katelyn Wood (Ph.D. 2014) will begin a tenure-track position as an assistant professor of Theatre and Performance Studies in the Department of Drama at the University of Virginia. She’ll be teaching courses in performance history, feminism and critical race studies and dramaturgy. 

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Dr. Nicole Martin to Join Faculty at University of Kentucky

Dr. Nicole Martin (Ph.D. 2015) will be a Faculty/Instructional Consultant with the Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Recent Ph.D. Dotun Ayobade to be Lecturer at UT Department of African and African Diaspora Studies

Dr. Dotun Ayobade has accepted a one-year Lecturer appointment in the African and African Diaspora Studies Department (AADS) at The University of Texas at Austin where he will be teaching courses in Yoruba history, language and culture, as well as West African Popular Culture with an emphasis on the iconic Afrobeat women.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

2016 Austin Critic's Table Award Nominees Announced

An informal affiliation of local arts critics have recognized the year’s most exceptional achievements in dance, classical music, visual arts and theatre.

Monday, May 9, 2016

On the Performance Front: Internationalism and U.S. Theatre

Not Even Past

Dr. Charlotte Canning's book, On the Performance Front: Internationalism and US Theatrediscusses internationalism in theatre and its ability to connect cultures.

Monday, May 9, 2016

Megan Alrutz Receives the 2016 Harold Oak Award for Child

American Theatre

Faculty member Dr. Megan Alrutz received the Theatre for Young Audiences/USA 2016 Harold Oak Award for her exemplary contributions to children's theatre

Monday, May 9, 2016

George Brant's GROUNDED Heads to the Big Screen

Broadway World

George Brant's (M.F.A. 2008) play Grounded will be made into a film featuring Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway after an extended run at The Public Theater.

Friday, May 6, 2016

A Discussion with Designer Lisa Laratta

Broadway World

Broadway World discusses technical aspects of theatre with alumna Lisa Laratta (M.F.A. 2008), founder of theatre company paper chairs. 

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

USITT Member Spotlight: William Bloodgood

USITT Sightlines

United States Institute for Theatre Technology's spotlight is on faculty member William Bloodgood, scenic designer, former resident scenic designer at Oregon Shakespeare Festival and a freelance designer.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

From Loss to Laughter: Syrian Refugees Write Plays

American Theatre

Department of Theatre and Dance Ph.D. candidate Bart Pitchford discusses how creating theatre in Jordan brings a sense of community and closure to refugees from Syria.

Monday, May 2, 2016