Rude Mechs Selected as Resident Theater Company

The nationally acclaimed, ensemble-based theater collective Rude Mechs has been appointed as the resident theater company of The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Playwriting's Next Big Thing: Pulitzer Finalist Lisa D'Amour

The Alcalde

With her Pulitzer nominated play Detroit garnering rave reviews in New York, alumna Lisa D'Amour returns to Austin on the eve of the regional premiere of her play The Cataract.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

MFA Playwright Andrew Hinderaker Takes Chicago by Storm

Chicago Sun-Times

"Perhaps more than any playwright now at work, Chicago’s Andrew Hinderaker (M.F.A. candidate, The University of Texas at Austin) has his finger on the pulse of our time in terms of our bedeviled (and bedeviling) relationship to capitalism and, by extension, the American dream."

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

"The Scarlet Letter" Among Critics' Top Picks

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance’s upcoming production of The Scarlet Letter was named by the Austin Chronicle's arts critics as one of their top fall season picks.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Professor Joan Lazarus Honored with National Award

A teacher, artist, researcher and writer, Professor Joan Lazarus is dedicated to engaging young people and their teachers through work in theatre and education. This month, the American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE) is recognizing Lazarus’ work by awarding her the Campton Bell Lifetime Achievement Award. The prestigious accolade celebrates individuals for their significant contributions to the fields of theatre and education.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012