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Faculty Member Charlotte Canning Awarded the Joe A. Callaway Prize

New York University

Dr. Charlotte Canning has been awarded NYU's Joe A. Callaway prize for On the Performance Front: US Theatre and Internationalism

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Robert Schenkkan's ALL THE WAY Nominated for Eight Emmy's

LA Times

Alumnus Robert Schenkkan's (B.A. 1975) All The Way was nominated for eight Emmy Awards including Outstanding Directing, Actor in a Leading Role and TV Movie. 

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Alumna's Play Showcased at Brooklyn Yard

Broadway World

Diana Lynn Small's (M.F.A. 2015) Mad & A Goat, originally premiered at The Cohen New Works Festival, is one of two two-woman plays featured by the Austin Exchange through new play incubator, Brooklyn Yard.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Faculty Member Andrew Carlson Honored by Board of Regents

UT News

Andrew Carlson has been chosen to receive the prestigious 2016 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award from The University of Texas System Board of Regents.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Graduate Student Spends Summer at the Smithsonian Institute

College of Fine Arts

Originally from Naranjito, Puerto Rico, Performance as Public Practice graduate student Verónica Rivera-Negrón is spending the summer at a fellowship at the Smithsonian National Museum of American Histor

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Theatre and Dance Alumni Recognized on The Kilroys List

The Kilroys List of 32 unproduced works by women and trans playwrights features alumna Gia Marotta (M.F.A. 2016) along with several other alumni in honorable mention. 

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Texas Theatre and Dance Winners of 2016 Austin Critics' Table Awards

Texas Theatre and Dance alumni, students and faculty were amongst the winners of the 2016 Austin Critics' Table Awards 

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Presenting the 2016/2017 Season

Bringing a series of exhilarating works to the stage, our 2016/2017 Season includes a tale of life after Neverland, a Civil War-era musical, striking choreography and the poignant story of a young girl on the brink of new beginnings.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Robert Schenkkan's ALL THE WAY Makes its HBO Debut

Alumnus Robert Schenkkan's (B.A. 1975) Tony Award-winning play, All The Way, brings the story of President Lyndon B. Johnson to HBO starring Bryan Cranston, directed by Jay Roach. Premieres May 21, 2016.  

Sunday, May 15, 2016

J. Quinton Johnson Joins the Cast of ABC's "Dirty Dancing"


J. Quinton Johnson (attended) will play "Marco" in ABC's three-hour remake of Dirty Dancing alongside Beau "Casper" Smart.  

Thursday, May 12, 2016