Alumni Inducted into Austin Arts Hall of Fame

The Austin Chronicle

Blue Genie Art Industries, co-founded by Dana Younger (BA '95), and Theatre and Dance's resident theatre company Rude Mechs are honored by the Austin Critics Table.

Friday, May 23, 2014

2014 Merritt Awards Honor Professor Susan Mickey

Chicago Sun-Times

The national award recognizes excellence in design and collaboration.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Alumnus Honored with the Terrence McNally New Play Award


Martin Zimmerman (M.F.A. 2010) receives cash award and development support from Philadelphia Theatre Company for his work Let Me Count The Ways

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Renowned playwright Steven Dietz's influence is heavy in D-FW scene

The Dallas Morning News

Less than a year after Dallas Theater Center presents Steven Dietz’s Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure, it will stage a play by one of his students. Colossal, by Andrew Hinderaker (M.F.A., 2013), is being touted as a season highlight for 2014-15.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Student Lucy Kerr receives Mitchell Award grand prize

Undergraduate earns top prize for senior thesis on dis/ability in contemporary dance.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Alumna Emily Freeman earns Outstanding Thesis Award

UT's Graduate School and the University Co-op award Theatre and Dance alumna for her thesis on feminist performance pedagogy.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Williams Receives 2014 Texas Woman's University Alumni Award

Texas Woman's University

The Chancellor's Alumni Excellence Award recognizes Williams' distinguished career in dance, choreography and higher education. 

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Accolades for Professor Kirk Lynn's new play at Playwrights Horizons

The Huffington Post

"Riveting...Discerning playgoers will want to discover it themselves." - Steven Suskin, The Huffington Post

Friday, April 25, 2014

Reflecting on 75 Years of Theatre and Dance

As we celebrate the department's 75 years, we take a look back at our history and anticipate the future.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

High School Musical Theatre Awards Set for the Long Center, April 17

More than 400 students from 19 Austin area high schools will perform at the inaugural Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards, presented by the Long Center, Zach Theatre and UT Theatre and Dance.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014