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Two Theatre Grads Launch Financial Planning Firm Aimed at Artists

College of Fine Arts

Philip Olson and Julia Lorenz-Olson are dispelling a common myth among creatives—that being an artist and being business-savvy are mutually exclusive skills. 

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Dance Faculty Dorothy Overbey Discusses Gyrokinesis

The Alcalde

Dorothy O'Shea Overbey discusses gyrokinesis, or "yoga for dancers" which is a form of therapy that utilizes a series of fluid movements geared toward working the joints and muscles.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Professor Michelle Habeck Selected as 2016 Provost Teaching Fellow

UT Austin

In her distinguished role, Habeck will help advance the mission of the university through initiatives that promote the best practices in teaching and learning.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Texas Theatre and Dance Presents UTNT (UT New Theatre) Featuring New Works From Rising Playwrights

Established in 2007 by nationally-renowned playwright Steven Dietz, this annual showcase of newly developed works for the American stage presents compelling works by Lydia Blaisdell, Joanna Garner, Gia Marotta and Tegan McLeod. UT (UT New Theatre) runs April 14-24 at the Oscar G. Brockett Theatre.

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Playwright Steven Dietz named finalist for Steinberg/ATCA Award

American Theatre Critics Association

His play Bloomsday is one of six finalists for the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award, the largest award program of its kind.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Dance Repertory Theatre Concert Celebrates Emerging Voices and Visions of Contemporary Dance

Bodies & Souls features new works by Alvin Rangel, Johnnie Cruise Mercer, Jun Shen and Dance Repertory Theatre Artistic Directors Charles O. Anderson, Erica Gionfriddo and Lyn C. Wiltshire. Bodies & Souls runs April 8-17 at the B. Iden Payne Theatre.

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Recent Graduate Teaches Drama to Youth

Alumnus Martin Rodriguez (B.F.A. 2015) is the new head drama teacher at Hawkins High School in Los Angeles. 

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

How Millennials Are Shaping the American Musical

My Statesman

Faculty member Lyn Koenning discusses the ways in which millennials are helping to shape and support the future of live performance on the American stage. 

Friday, March 11, 2016

Dr. Bukola Kpotie (Ph.D. 2012) to Pursue Research at the University of London

Dr. Bukola Kpotie (Ph.D. 2012) has received a Research Fellowship at the University of London in the School of Oriental and African Studies. 

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Alumna Jill Inderstrodt Receives Andrews Fellowship

Alumna Jill Inderstrodt (M.A. 2009) was recently accepted into the Ph.D. program in Health Communications at Purdue University as an Andrews Fellow. 

Thursday, March 10, 2016