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UT Theatre and Dance Community Shines in Austin Chronicle's “Top 10 of 2008”

In an annual list of theatrical favorites named by the Austin Chronicle's Robert Faires, UT Theatre and Dance productions, students, faculty, alumni and friends are among the top picks of 2008.

1) Porgy and Bess (Zach Theatre)
Musical Director: Lyn Koenning; Guest Faculty, Musical Theatre

5) The Red Balloon (Tongue and Groove Theatre)
Director: David Yeakle; M.F.A. in Theatre '95

6) Doubt (Zach Theatre)
Director: Steven Dietz; Professor, Playwriting/Screenwriting

7) The Method Gun/I've Never Been So Happy (Rude Mechanicals) Co-Producing Artistic Director: Madge Darlington; M.F.A. in Theatre '04
Co-Producing Artistic Director: Thomas Graves; M.F.A. in Performance as Public Practice '08
Co-Producing Artistic Director: Kirk Lynn; M.F.A. in Playwriting '04

8) Ophelia (Tutto Theatre Company)
Director: Dustin Wills; B.A. in Theatre and Dance '06

9) Still Life With Iris (UT Department of Theatre & Dance
Fall 2008 Mainstage Production

10) The Clean House (Zach Theatre)
Lead Actress 'Mathilde': Smaranda Ciceu; M.F.A. in Acting candidate

View the full list of Theatrical Treasures and Pleasures of 2008

Look for more top picks featuring members of the UT Theatre and Dance community in more Austin Chronicle Arts Top 10s of 2008

Friday, January 30, 2009