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Alumnus Carlos Morton's plays are taking the stage

A professor for University of California, Santa Barbara, Morton's plays are finding a home in Los Angeles and San Diego.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Alumnus to Star in Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play "Disgraced"

Broadway World

Alumnus Fajer Al-Kaisi (M.F.A. 2007) will star as "Amir" in Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer Prize-winning Disgraced at the Pittsburgh Public Theater this spring. 

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Faculty Member Presents Work of Dance and Sculpture

Dance faculty member Magdalena Jarkowiec presents Us Kids Are Alone in the House at Salvage Vanguard Theatre featuring works of soft sculpture and dance.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Teatro Vivo Showcases Latin American-Centered Plays

The Daily Texan

The festival, running February 25-27, features work by Professor Roxanne Schroeder-Arce and undergraduate student Andrew A. Valdez.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Alumnus Will Davis Named Artistic Director of American Theater Company

Chicago Tribune

Alumnus, director and choreographer Will Davis (M.F.A. 2013) has been named the new artistic director for American Theatre Company. 

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Theatre Alumnus Finds Happiness in Supporting Role

College of Fine Arts

Antonio Hendricks (B.F.A. Theatre Studies, 1994) is a Los Angeles-based fitness expert who keeps his clients in top performance condition.

Friday, February 12, 2016

"The Mikado: Relaimed" Tackles Complicated Legacy of Gilbert & Sullivan Opera

The Austin Chronicle

Directed by current student kt shorb with costume design by M.F.A. candidate Lirit Pendell, The Mikado: Reclaimed explores human resilience at The Vortex.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Arts Management Expert to Share Experiences with Fine Arts Students

College of Fine Arts

The College of Fine Arts will host founding President and Executive Director of Creative Capital Foundation, Ruby Lerner, for programs discussing arts management this February. 

Thursday, February 11, 2016

In Memoriam: Dr. John Brokaw

Austin American-Statesman

A professor emeritus of theatre history, Brokaw served the department from 1963-2001.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Austin Shakespeare Features Professor Franchelle Stewart Dorn

The Greek tragedy Medea slashes across the stage with the revenge of a woman scorned, starring nationally-acclaimed actress in the title role. Opens Feb. 17.

Monday, February 8, 2016